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. He is also an affiliated researcher at the Division of Occupation Therapy at the Department of Neurobiology, Caring Sciences and Society (NVS) at Karolinska Institutet and an Assistant Professor of Bioethics at the Department of Bioethics and Medical Humanities University of Chile. Since 2016, has led the Human Brain Projects (EU FET Flagship) Ethics Rapporteur Program. From January 2021, together with Kathinka Evers, he is responsible for the ethical and philosophical component of the Neurotwin EIC Pathfinder project, which will build hybrid brain models to design personal optimisation strategies to treat Alzheimer's disease. He integrates Biobank Sweden's council for legal, ethical issues in the biobank area.
Manuel Guerrero's research activities combine philosophy, social sciences and neuroethics, focusing on human rights and the ethical and social implications of brain research and neurotechnology, as well as the promotion of responsible research and innovation (RRI). He lectures students at the undergraduate and graduate level on bioethics, research ethics and philosophy of science.
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The Quest to Make a Digital Replica of Your Brain
Neuroethics & Neurophilsophy
Any attempt at understanding how the mind and the brain work comes with a set of philosophical, ethical and social issues.
The Human Brain Project
The Human Brain Project is one of the European Community flagship projects and involves over 100 groups. Kathinka Evers leads the philosophical research.
Developing advanced brain models to treat Alzheimers disease and taking responsibility for the ethical and philosophical issues raised by brain research.
From Responsible Research and Innovation to responsibility by design
Part of Journal of Responsible Innovation, 2021.
Bioética y Derechos Humanos en tiempos de pandemia: el fondo ético para la toma de decisiones en tiempos de emergencia
Part of Anales de la Universidad de Chile, p. 237-244, 2020.
Ethical and Social Aspectos of Neurorobotics
Part of Science and Engineering Ethics, 2020.
Responsible Research and Innovation & Digital Inclusiveness during Covid-19 Crisis in the Human Brain Project (HBP)
Part of Journal of Responsible Technology, 2020.
Beyond Research Ethics: Dialogues in Neuro-ICT Research
Part of Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 2019.
Professions and Profiles: Epistemic Communities and the Registration of Human Rights Violations
Part of Resistance to Political Violence in Latin America, p. 79-115, 2019.
The Human Brain Project: Responsible Brain Research for the Benefit of Society
Part of Neuron, p. 380-384, 2019.
Cuando la población se hace parte de la producción social de la violencia : el caso de la colaboración mediante denuncias
Part of La dictadura de los sumarios (1974-1985): Universidad de Chile intervenida, p. 171-194, 2016.
Reflexiones en torno a la ley N° 20.584 y sus implicancias para la investigación biomédica en Chile
Part of Revista Médica de Chile, 2015.
De víctimas a activistas expertos: Marco conceptual para el estudio del devenir militante en la configuración del campo de derechos humanos en el Chile actual
Part of Meridional. Revista Chilena de Estudios Latinoamericanos, p. 133-149, 2014.