Manuel Guerrero Antequera

Manuel Guerrero Antequera

PhD, Visiting Researcher

Manuel Guerrero Antequera is a sociologist and bioethicist with extensive experience in human rights. He holds Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Ethics and Research Ethics, and a PhD in Sociology. He is Assistant Professor in bioethics at the Department of Bioethics and Medical Humanities in the Faculty of Medicine and of ethics at the Center for the Study of Applied Ethics in the Faculty of Philosophy and Humanities at the University of Chile. He works as Research Coordinator at the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, in the Division of Neurogeriatrics at the Karolinska Institutet.

He is staying at the CRB as a Visiting Researcher, as part of the Neuroethics and Neurophilosophy research team, and associated with the Human Brain Project (HBP), where he is part of the Neuroethics and Philosophy work package, and task leader for the Ethics Rapporteur Programme.

His research interests combine philosophy, social sciences and neuroethics, with focus on the ethical and social implications of brain research and neurotechnologies.


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Latest activities

20-21. March, 2018. Data Governance in International Neuro-ICT Collaborations Conference. Invited plenary: HBP Data Governance Panel. HBP´s Ethics Rapporteur Programme perspective on data use and ethical issues. Human Brain Project, UK ORBIT Project. Exeter College, University of Oxford, UK.

8-9. March, 2018. Science, technology & public value: Beyond responsible innovation? Workshop. Invited to expose on HBP´s Ethics Rapporteur Programme, and on SP12 Neuroethics and Philosophy of the Brain research. Human Brain Project Foresight Lab, Flowers Consortium, Biotechnology & Society Research Group, Department of Global Health & Social Medicine, King´s College London, UK.

26. February, 2018. Consciousness, Human Identity and Dual Use, Neuroethics & Philosophy of the Brain Research Seminar. Presentation: Cultural Imprinting on Brain Architecture & Human Identity. Human Brain Project’s Neuroethics & Philosophy research team. Centre for Research Ethics & Bioethics (CRB), Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.

11-12. December, 2017. Data governance and informed consent in the Human Brain Project. Invited plenary: Perspectives on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): Data governance policies in the HBP. European Institute for Theoretical Neuroscience (EITN), Paris, France.

4. December, 2017. Centre for Research Ethics and Bioethics Open Higher Seminar. Seminar: The ethical soundscape. Human identity as sonorous identity? Human Brain Project’s Neuroethics & Philosophy research team. Centre for Research Ethics and Bioethics, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.

18-20. October, 2017. 5th Annual Human Brain Project Summit. Presentation: “SP12 Ethics & Society, Ethics Management Research Progress”. University of Glasgow, Scottish Events Campus (SEC), Glasgow, Scotland.