Manuel Guerrero is a sociologist and bioethicist with extensive experience in human rights. He has a doctorate in sociology and postgraduate diplomas in medical ethics and research ethics. He is part of the Neuroethics and Philosophy research group at the Center for Research Ethics & Bioethics (CRB) at Uppsala University and an Assistant Professor of Bioethics at the Department of Bioethics and Medical Humanities University of Chile. Manuel Guerrero is also an affiliated researcher at the University of Chile's Centre for Applied Ethics Studies (CEDEA) and the Division of Occupation Therapy Department of Neurobiology, Caring Sciences and Society (NVS) at Karolinska Institutet. Since 2016 he has led the Human Brain Project's Ethics Rapporteur Programme. From January 2021 he has been co-manager of the ethical and philosophical component of the Neurotwin project, which will build hybrid brain models to design personal optimisation strategies to treat Alzheimer's disease. Manuel Guerrero is one of the leaders of the University of Chile's Chair of Human Rights and leads the Faculty of Medicine's Ethics Advisory Committee. He is part of Biobank Sweden's council for legal and ethical issues in the biobank area and of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Brain (IEEE Brain) Neuroethics Subcommittee, which studies the ethical, legal, social, and cultural implications of neurotechnology.
Manuel Guerrero's research activities combine philosophy, applied ethics, social sciences and neuroethics, focusing on human rights, the ethical and social implications of brain research and neurotechnology, and the promotion of responsible research and innovation (RRI). He coordinates the University of Chile's Neuroethics initiative.
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