Katrien Devolder has a Masters in 'Moral Sciences' (Ghent University, 2000) and in 'History, Ethics, Philosophy of Science and of Biomedical Techniques' (ULB, 2001).
Katrien has been affiliated as a researcher to the Department of Philosophy and Moral Sciences at Ghent University since 2001. In 2006, she obtained a PhD in Philosophy with a doctoral dissertation on 'The Ethics and Regulation of Human Embryonic Stem Cell research: A Critical Analysis of the Debate'.
Her chief interests are in Bioethics, more in particular in the ethics of the new biosciences: assisted reproduction, cloning, stem cell research and genetics. She has published on these issues in the most important international peer-reviewed journals in bioethics and medical ethics. Katrien is also co-author of "Copyright. Een Bioethisch Essay", a book on human reproductive cloning, which was published by Leuven University Press in 2001. She is currently working on a book about the ethics and regulation of human embryonic stem cell research. Her new research project focuses on ethical implication of the use of non-disease related genetic information in reproductive decision-making.
Katrien Devolder's CV
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