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Read more at: Dr Skopek to present "Privacy in Numbers? Biological Bodies of Data, Big Data's Epistemology, and the Legal and Ethical Status of Health Inferences”

Dr Skopek to present "Privacy in Numbers? Biological Bodies of Data, Big Data's Epistemology, and the Legal and Ethical Status of Health Inferences”

10 May 2016

Dr Jeffery Skopek will deliver a presentation on "Privacy in Numbers? Biological Bodies of Data, Big Data's Epistemology, and the Legal and Ethical Status of Health Inferences" at a workshop on the Legal Dimensions of Big Data in the Health and Life Sciences , at the University of Copenhagen on 20 May 2016.


Read more at: Dr Fenton-Glynn to present "Revisiting parenthood in the 21st Century" at Culture, Dispute Resolution and the Modernised Family Conference 6-8 July 2016

Dr Fenton-Glynn to present "Revisiting parenthood in the 21st Century" at Culture, Dispute Resolution and the Modernised Family Conference 6-8 July 2016

10 May 2016

Dr Claire Fenton-Glynn will be delivering a speech entitled "Revisiting parenthood in the 21st Century" at the Culture, Dispute Resolution and the Modernised Family Conference hosted by the International Centre for Family Law, Policy and Practice between 6-8 July in London.


Read more at: Dr Skopek publishes chapter in "Blinding as a Solution to Bias: Strengthening Biomedical Science, Forensic Science, and Law"

Dr Skopek publishes chapter in "Blinding as a Solution to Bias: Strengthening Biomedical Science, Forensic Science, and Law"

9 May 2016

Dr Jeffrey Skopek has published "A Theory of Anonymity" in Blinding as a Solution to Bias: Strengthening Biomedical Science, Forensic Science, and Law ( Christopher Robertson and Aaron Kesselheim, eds., Elsevier 2016). Chapter abstract: Anonymity is at work across our law in ways that have gone unrecognized. In domains...


Read more at: LML Co-Hosts International Conference on Precision Medicine

LML Co-Hosts International Conference on Precision Medicine

22 April 2016

On 7 and 8 April 2016, LML and the Centre for Medical Ethics & Law (The University of Hong Kong) held an international conference in Hong Kong on the legal and ethical challenges facing the realisation of precision medicine. The aim of precision medicine is to revolutionise disease treatment and prevention by utilising...


Read more at: LML and collaborators at The University of Hong Kong to convene international conference on "Precision Medicine: Legal and Ethical Challenges"

LML and collaborators at The University of Hong Kong to convene international conference on "Precision Medicine: Legal and Ethical Challenges"

28 January 2016

The Centre for Law, Medicine and Life Sciences jointly with The Centre for Medical Ethics & Law, The University of Hong Kong, to hold international conference on Precision Medicine: Legal and Ethical Challenges 7-8 April 2016 University of Hong Kong Precision medicine promises to revolutionize disease treatment and...


Read more at: Dr Jens Scherpe publishes "The Legal Status of Transsexual and Transgender Persons"

Dr Jens Scherpe publishes "The Legal Status of Transsexual and Transgender Persons"

4 December 2015

The need to allow a change of legal sex/gender in certain cases is no longer disputed in most jurisdictions, and for European countries, there is no question as to whether such a change should be allowed after the decision of the European Court of Human Rights in Goodwin v. United Kingdom (Application no. 28957/95). The...


Read more at: Launch of HMS Cambridge

Launch of HMS Cambridge

23 November 2015

Health, Medicine & Society (HMS) Cambridge HMS Cambridge is a platform that facilitates cooperation, awareness and collaboration between researchers within Cambridge that are interested in cross-cutting 'human' dimensions of health, medicine and society. As well as offering a searchable directory of Cambridge...


Read more at: LML members receive second Philomathia Forum Award

LML members receive second Philomathia Forum Award

13 November 2015

A second Philomathia Forum Award has been received by LML members. With the support of this second award, Drs Matt Dyson and Kathy Liddell, together with Mr Kourosh Saeb-Parsy, a clinical consultant in organ transplantation, will organize a workshop on the legal issues surrounding the transplantation of sub-optimal organs...


Read more at: Centre receives Philomathia Forum Award

Centre receives Philomathia Forum Award

13 November 2015

John Liddicoat and Dr Kathy Liddell were delighted to learn of a Philomathia Forum Award to continue their work on the intellectual property issues surrounding the realization of genomic medicine. This Award will support a workshop in July 2016 that will interrogate more deeply: How, in the genomics sector, are firms...


Read more at: Vice Chancellor highlights Centre for Law, Medicine and Life Sciences

Vice Chancellor highlights Centre for Law, Medicine and Life Sciences

9 October 2015

In his annual speech marking the beginning of the new academic year, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, spoke about the importance of partnerships for the success of the University, highlighting the establishment of the innovative and multi-faceted Centre for Law, Medicine...