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Centre for Law, Medicine and Life Sciences

Faculty of Law

Studying at Cambridge


Visiting Scholars



Professor Yuji Shiroshita 

Graduate School of Law, Hokkaido University, Japan

LML Visiting Scholar: 5 August 2015 – 31 October 2015.

College Affiliation: Wolfson College

Research Focus:  Regulation of living organ transplants – a comparison of Japanese and UK systems.


Mateo Aboy

Professor Mateo Aboy

Oregon Institute of Technology, Oregon, USA

CIPIL/LML Visiting Scholar: Spring 2016 - Summer 2017

Research Focus: Status of information age inventions as patentable subject matter - a comparison of US, UK and EU case law.






Dr Debra Wilson 

University of Canterbury, New Zealand

LML Visiting Scholar: 1 June - 29 August 2016

Research Focus:  Surrogacy regulation. 



Prof Bartha Knoppers

Professor Bartha Knoppers

Director of the Centre of Genomics and Policy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Human Genetics, McGill University

LML Visiting Scholar: 26 - 30 November 2018

Focus: Human rights as a driver for data sharing.




Professor Timo Minssen

Professor of Biotechnology Law at the University of Copenhagen, Centre for Information and Innovation Law.

LML Visiting Scholar: Autumn 2016

Focus: Patent issues in 3D bioprinting, the interface of biopharmaceutical IPRs and competition law, standardisation in systems biology, IPRs and user-generated solutions, and legal issues in the gene editing revolution.