Santa Slokenberga

Santa Slokenberga

Santa Slokenberga
LLD, Researcher

Santa Slokenberga received her LLD in medical law in November 2016. Her research focuses on the coexistence of the EU and Council of Europe in regulating health-related direct-to-consumer genetic testing. In addition, she has been teaching in the fields of EU law and medical law and since 2011, she is lecturing in several medical law related subjects at Riga Stradins University (Latvia) for both undergraduate and graduate students, including supervision. Since 2014, Santa Slokenberga teaches the summer school course “Comparative human rights in healthcare” at Yale University. Prior to starting her doctoral studies, Santa Slokenberga worked as a legal advisor for Deloitte Latvia.



  • Slokenberga, Santa; Reichel, Jane; Niringiye, Rachel; Croxton, Talishiea et al.

    EU data transfer rules and African legal realities: is data exchange for biobank research realistic?

    Part of International Data Privacy Law, p. 30-48, 2019.

  • Staunton, Ciara; Slokenberga, Santa; Mascalzoni, Deborah

    The GDPR and the research exemption: considerations on the necessary safeguards for research biobanks

    Part of European Journal of Human Genetics, p. 1159-1167, 2019.

    Open access
  • Slokenberga, Santa; Howard, Heidi Carmen

    THE RIGHT TO SCIENCE AND HUMAN GERMLINE EDITING. Sweden, its external commitments and the ambiguous national responses under the Genetic Integrity Act

    Part of Förvaltningsrättslig Tidskrift, p. 199-222, 2019.

    Open access
  • Slokenberga, Santa

    Biobanking between the EU and Third Countries - Can Data Sharing Be Facilitated via Soft Regulatory Tools?

    Part of European Journal of Health Law, p. 517-536, 2018.

  • Slokenberga, Santa

    Book review - T.K. Hervey, C.A. Young and L.E. Bishop (eds.) Research Handbook on EU Health Law and Policy (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017), ISBN 978-1785364716, 592 pp.

    Part of European Journal of Health Law, p. 355-360, 2018.

  • Kalokairinou, L; Howard, Heidi Carmen; Slokenberga, Santa; Fisher, E et al.

    Legislation of direct-to-consumer genetic testing in Europe:: a fragmented regulatory landscape

    Part of Journal of Community Genetics, p. 117-132, 2018.

    Open access
  • Garland, Jameson

    Protecting the Rights of Children with Intersex Conditions from Nonconsensual Gender-Conforming Medical Interventions: The View from Europe

    Part of Medical Law Review, 2018.

  • Slokenberga, Santa

    Country report: an overview of animal protection in Latvia

    Part of Scritti su etica e legislazione medica e veterinaria, p. 149-158, 2017.

    Open access
  • Slokenberga, Santa; Merino Martinez, Roxana; Reichel, Jane

    Legal and ethical governance of intercontinental biobanking: Some experiences from a H2020 project

    Part of Förvaltningsrättslig Tidskrift, p. 169-192, 2017.

    Open access
  • Zillén, Kavot; Garland, Jameson; Slokenberga, Santa

    The Rights of Children in Biomedicine: Challenges posed by scientific advances and uncertainties


    Open access