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Doctor Michael Parker

University of Oxford, Oxford (United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland)

Michael Parker is Professor of Bioethics and Director of the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities in the Nuffield Department of Population Health at the University of Oxford. He is Chair of the Ethics Advisory Committee and a non-executive director of Genomics England and the 100,000 Genomes Project. In 2001, together with three colleagues, Michael established the Genethics Forum – a national forum for the discussion of ethical issues arising in the day to day work of genetics professionals and laboratory staff. This experience was published as, ‘Ethical Problems and Genetics Practice’ 2012, Cambridge University Press. Michael’s other main research interest is in the ethics of collaborative global health research. Together with partners in Vietnam, Malawi, Thailand-Laos, Kenya, and South Africa he co-ordinates the Global Health Bioethics Network - www.globalhealthbioethics.net - which is a programme to carry out ethics research and build ethics capacity

State of the Art - Ethical issues in the feeding back of genetic risk scores for cardiovascular disease.

Event: ESC Congress 2019

Topic: Research Ethics

Session: Ethics in research: participants, trials and guidelines


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