Signe Mežinska

Signe Mežinska

Associate Professor of Bioethics

University of Latvia

Signe is a bioethicist and sociologist by training, she holds MSc in Bioethics and PhD in Sociology of Health and Illness. Her scientific interests include biomedical research ethics, protection of research participants' rights, ethics of biobanking and biotechnologies, reproductive ethics and rational use of medicines. Signe has been teaching Research Ethics, Medical Ethics, Bioethics and Sociology of Health and Illness for more than 20 years. She is serving as member of UNESCO International Bioethics Committee, member of BBMRI-ERIC ELSI network, ethics expert for WHO, European Commission and several national bodies in Latvia. She has been and currently is involved in other EU-funded projects (VIRT2UE, ROSiE, FAMILY and several COST actions). In BEYOND Signe is the leader of WP2 coordinating the public consultation and stakeholder engagement process, as well as is involved in WP1, WP4, WP5, WP6 and WP8. 

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