Prof. Dr. Christian Lenk Ulm University, Germany

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Prof. Dr. Christian Lenk studied philosophy, political sciences and social anthropology at the University of Hamburg, Germany. He concluded his Ph.D. thesis at the University of Münster, Germany, in the field of medical ethics in 2002. He has completed research stays at Marburg University, Germany (1998-99), Swansea University, Wales /... read moreUK (2008-09), and Zürich University, Switzerland (2011).
He is a scientific reviewer for the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of the Sciences (BBAW), the UK Medical Research Council, and the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO). From 2002 until 2008, he was an assistant professor at the Dept. for Ethics and History of Medicine at the University of Göttingen, Germany, and then became a senior lecturer in 2008. In 2016 he was appointed as associate professor at Ulm University in 2016.
Between 2004 and 2007 he was supervisor for the Göttingen subproject of the EU-project PropEur (Property Regulation in European Science, Ethics and Law). Following this, from 2008 until 2011, he was scientific co-ordinator of the EU-project Tiss.EU on genetic research with human cells and tissue, especially in biobanks. From 2002, until 2011, he was a member of the research ethics committee (REC) at the University Medical Center Göttingen, and was deputy chair in 2010-11. He has given numerous lectures and has approximately 100 publications in the area of medical ethics and applied philosophy.