Judit Sandor

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Vienna, Quellenstrasse 51 | A406
( 36 1) 327 3083

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Judit Sandor is a full professor at the Faculty of Political Science, Legal Studies and Gender Studies of the Central European University (CEU), Budapest. She had a bar exam in Hungary she conducted legal practice at Simmons & Simmons in London, had fellowships at McGill (Montreal), at Stanford (Palo Alto), and at Maison de sciences de l’homme (Paris), at NYU (New York, as a Global Research Fellow). In 1996 she received Ph.D. in law and political science. She was one of the founders of the first Patients' Right Organization (‘Szószóló’) in Hungary, she was a member of the Hungarian Science and Research Ethics Council, and currently a member at the Hungarian Human Reproduction Commission.
She participated in different national and international legislative, standard setting and policy making activities in the field of biomedical law and bioethics. In 2004-2005 she served as the Chief of the Bioethics Section at the UNESCO. She published seven books in the field of human rights and biomedical law. Her works appeared in different languages, including Hungarian, English, French and Portuguese. Since September 2005 she is a founding director of the Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine (CELAB) at the Central European University. She has completed ten European research projects (including: GeneScreen, PUG, STRATA-ETAN GROUP, GeneBanC, PRIVIREAL, PRIVILEGED, Tiss.Eu, RemediE, EULOD, NANOPLAT), founded by the European Commission in the field of biobanks, genetic data, stem cell research, organ transplantation and human reproduction.  In 2014-2016 she worked at the NERRI and the EUCElLEX Projects. In 2017 she participated at the HURMUR Project and continued her work also within the IANB network, co-ordinated by the University of Rennes. In 2017-2020 she served also at the ESOF Programme Committee with the mission of organizing the Euroscience Open Forum to be held in Toulouse and in Triest. In  2019 she received the prestigeous  ERC Synergy Grant with the "Leviatahan"project.  

Courses taught by Judit Sandor

Events with involvement of Judit Sandor

March 10, 2023 - 9:00am
Leviathan Workshop in Budapest
September 26, 2022 - 7:00am
March 18, 2022 - 8:00am
November 19, 2021 - 9:00am
CEU Határtalan tudás: Research in the Time of Covid
June 17, 2020 - 4:00pm
March 6, 2020 - 9:00am
Populism, Technology and Law
September 16, 2019 - 7:30am
ERC Preparatory Meeting
September 6, 2019 - 7:00am
UNISTEM nap 2019 Budapest - Őssejt-kutatás: remények és kétségek
March 22, 2019 - 8:30am
Celab Seminar Series: AI Governance
February 1, 2019 - 1:30pm
Annual Conference on Patients’ Rights
November 23, 2018 - 8:00am
Mi lesz veled ember? Theatre talk about genetics
April 19, 2018 - 5:00pm
UNISTEM Day 2018
March 23, 2018 - 8:00am
How can we have children when natural conception fails? From IVF to Transnational Surrogacy
March 13, 2018 - 4:00pm
Patents on Medical Innovation and Value Pluralism in India: Paradoxes and Choices
March 9, 2018 - 2:00pm
Innovative Biotechnology: Ethical and Legal Challenges in Genome Editing
March 7, 2018 - 1:00pm
Good Governance for Genomic and Biobanking Research in Afrika
February 12, 2018 - 2:30pm
“Decision-making of persons with severe cognitive disabilities – do philosophical conceptions of autonomy matter for law?”
October 13, 2017 - 1:30pm
“Ethical and legal Implications of Gene/Genome Editing”
March 27, 2017 - 8:00am
A Day for Stem Cells - CELAB - Unistem Day
March 17, 2017 - 8:00am
Legal and Ethical Aspects of 3D Printing (bio-printing) of Tissues and Human Organs for Transplantation
February 17, 2017 - 2:30pm
Patient Centered Health Care
January 19, 2017 - 8:00am
Dutch-Hungarian expert debate on euthanasia
November 23, 2016 - 2:00pm
The role of compromise in ethics
October 21, 2016 - 1:30pm
Disaster Justice and Vulnerability
April 21, 2016 - 7:00am
National Patient's Safety Conference
April 1, 2016 - 7:00am
Neuro-Enhancement Policies for the Future
February 5, 2016 - 1:00pm
Neuro-Enhancement Policies for the Future
February 5, 2016 - 1:00pm
IBRO Workshop
January 20, 2016 - 8:00am
Anniversary Bioethics Debate on Gene Editing
January 19, 2016 - 4:00pm
The Genealogy of a Gene
January 15, 2016 - 1:30pm

Projects with involvement of Judit Sandor