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Silvia Zullo

Associate Professor

Department of Legal Studies

Academic discipline: IUS/20 Philosophy of Law

Short Bio

Silvia Zullo holds a PhD in Bioethics and she was a visiting fellow at the Stanford University Center for Biomedical Ethics and for Law and Biosciences.
Her research interests are focused on moral and social rights, the models of normative ethics applied to bioethical issues, the regulation of biotechnological innovations in the relationship between body and property rights, the relationship between education and legal studies.
Visiting professor at the Cátedra UNESCO de Bioética y el Observatorio de Bioética y Derecho, Universitat de Barcelona and member of the research network "European COST Action IS1303 Citizen's Health Through Public-Private Initiatives: Public Health, Market and Ethical Perspectives", she is currently working on the European Horizon2020 project GENOMED4ALL (2021-2024).
She is a member of the Cambridge Working Group for Bioethics Education and she is on the editorial board of the "Rivista di Filosofia del diritto" and the "Biolaw Journal".

Since the academic year 2020/21, she is Director of the Post-graduate Course "Communication in Healthcare and Bioethics".

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