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Abstracts and papers are available below the programme:

Programme

Session 1: September 7th 11.15 - 12.45 Howard Bld Lec Rm

1A  Marc Stauch (Leibniz University of Hannover),
      "Patient Data, Medical Research, and the Politics of Informational Autonomy"
1B  Ruth Stirton (Sheffield ),
      "Access to genetic test information for insurance purposes: Is it necessary in a democratic society?"

Session 2: September 7th 13.45 - 15.15 Howard Bld Lec Rm

2A  Simone Penasa (Universita di Trento)
       "The Italian way to ARTs regulation: an extravagant approach within EU"
2B   Amel Alghrani ( Manchester)
        "Regulating Reproduction - catch me if you can"

Session 3 September 8th 09.30 - 11.00 Howard Bld Lec Rm

3A  Barry Lyons (Manchester),
        "The Erroneous Concept of Parental Consent: Lessons from the Politics of Medieval Marriage"
3B  Zenon Stavrinides (Leeds)
        "Consent and refusal to treatment by adolescents: a philosophical critique of the legal position"

Session 4 September 8th 11.30 - 13.00 Howard Bld Lec Rm

4A  Sheelagh McGuinness and Tom Walker (Keele ),
        "Community: Healthcare Organisation and Regulation in a Diverse Society"
4B  Sarah Devaney (Manchester),
      "Politics and the Stem Cell: The Realities of Agency Regulation of Stem Cell Research"

Available Papers and Abstracts

Access to genetic test information for insurance purposes: Is it necessary in a democratic society? by Ruth Stirton.
Disbanding HFEA: one step forward, two steps back? by Amel Alghrani.
Politics and the Stem Cell: The Realities of Agency Regulation of Stem Cell Research by Sarah Devaney .
The Erroneous Concept of Parental Consent: Lessons from the Politics of Medieval Marriage by Barry Lyons.
The Concept of Community in Healthcare by McGuiness and Walker.
The Italian way to ARTs regulation: a extravagant approach within EU. by Simone Penasa.
“Patient Data, Medical Research and the Politics of Informational Autonomy” by Marc Stauch.
Consent and refusal to treatment by adolescents: a philosophical critique of the legal position.' by Zenon Stavrinides.
Access to genetic test information for insurance purposes: Is it necessary in a democratic society? by Ruth Stirton.