Dr Silvia Camporesi

Lecturer in Bioethics & Society King’s College London

Silvia Camporesi is a bioethicist trained in biotechnology in Italy and the US and philosophy of medicine in the UK. She is currently based in the Department of Social Science, Health & Medicine at King’s College London where she is programme leader for the MA in Bioethics & Society. She was formerly at the Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine at UCSF. Silvia works on the ethics of emerging biotechnologies; in particular she is interested in how genetic technologies shape new ways of life and on the ethical implications. Her book “From Bench to bedside to track and field: the context of enhancement and its ethical relevance” was published for UC medical Humanities Press in 2014. She has coauthored a new book coming out later in 2016 titled “Bioethics Genetics and Sport”.