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Centre for Law, Medicine and Life Sciences

Faculty of Law

Studying at Cambridge

 

Visiting Scholars

 

Fabio Macioce

  

Professor Fabio Macioce 

Professor of Legal Theory and Bioethics at the Lumsa University of Rome.

LML Visiting Scholar: June 2018

Research Focus: The right to health for members of vulnerable groups from the dual perspective of the right to access healthcare services, and the right to acceptable healthcare services.

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Linda Kahl

Dr Linda Kahl 

Senior Counsel and Director of Ownership, Sharing and Innovation for the BioBricks Foundation, California, USA.

LML Visiting Scholar/Herbert Smith Visiting Fellow: 28 April - 3 August 2018

Research Focus: Policies and practices governing access and use of biological resources, comparing traditional biobanks (those that collect and store sequence-based biomaterials) with the more recently established government-funded and commercial DNA foundries (those that make sequence-based biomaterials on demand).

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Paula O'Brien (cropped)

 

Ms Paula O'Brien

Senior Lecturer and Co-Director of the Health and Medical Law Masters at Melbourne Law School.

LML Visiting Scholar: 23 - 28 April 2018 

Research Focus: The role of international economic law in relation to aspects of alcohol control, particularly reform to marketing rules; and the domestic control of alcohol marketing, comparing the regulatory approaches in Australia, the UK, the US, Canada, France and South Africa. 

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Ben Hurlbut

Professor Ben Hurlbut

Associate Professor of Bioscience Ethics in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University.

LML Visiting Scholar: Lent Term 2018 

Research Focus: The interplay of scientific, legal and political institutions in shaping innovation agendas and approaches to ethical deliberation and governance.

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Professor Timo Minssen

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

LML Visiting Scholar: Autumn 2016

Research 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.

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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

Research Focus: Human rights as a driver for data sharing.

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Wilson

Dr Debra Wilson 

University of Canterbury, New Zealand

LML Visiting Scholar: 1 June - 29 August 2016

Research Focus:  Surrogacy regulation. 

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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.

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Shiroshita

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.

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