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Current Research Projects Team Prof. Dr. Silke Schicktanz:

Medicine and Ethics of Aging

Biomedical life plans for aging: Values Between Individual Ethical Reflection and Social Standardization [external website]

International Conference: „Planning Later Life – Bioethics and Politics in Aging Societies“ 10-12 July 2013, Göttingen University [external website]

Workshop I: „Medicalization of Aging- Gerontologization of Medicine. Relevance and Changes of Aging in Relation to modern Medicine“
29-31. Oktober 2009, Göttingen University [external website]

Workshop II: „Bioethics and Sciences of Aging: The Case of Dementia“
05-07. Oktober 2012, University of California, Berkeley (CA) [more] [program PDF]

  

Genetics und individualized Medicine

Mind the risk. Ethical, psychological and social implications of provision of risk information from genetic and related technologies [more] [external website]

GenoPerspektiv – Dealing with genomic high-throughput Data: The perspectives of clinical practice, ethics, law, and biomedical informatics [more] [external link]

Preconceptional genetic carrier screening on rare diseases: social implications, ethical problems and the perspective of patient organizations [more]  [external website]

DFG: KFO 179/2: Biological Basis of Individual Tumor Response in Patients with Rectal Cancer: Ethical Aspects, Expectations and Attitudes of Patients towards prognostic Tests with Biomarkers. A socio-empirical and bioethical Analysis (Subproject 9). [more] [external website] 

Cross-Cultural Ethics of Health and Responsibility: Expert and lay perspectives regarding bioethical dilemmas in Germany and Israel [more] 

Challenges of Biomedicine – Socio-Cultural Contexts, European Governance, and Bioethics [external website] 

Projektleitung „Bürgerkonferenz: Streitfall Gendiagnostik“, Stiftung Deutsches Hygiene-Museum in Dresden

  

Globalization and crosscultural Comparisons

Cross-cultural Reproductive Ethics: Germany and India [more] [external website]

Cross-Cultural Ethics of Health and Responsibility: Expert and lay perspectives regarding bioethical dilemmas in Germany and Israel [more]

Bodies in Culture, funded by the German-Israeli-Foundation for Scientific Research and Development [more]

Challenges of Biomedicine – Socio-Cultural Contexts, European Governance, and Bioethics [external website]

DFG Research Training Group "Dynamics of Space and Gender" [external website]

Moving Bodies, funded by DAAD [external website]

  

Collective Autonomy and Patient Organizations

"Autonomy and Trust with Regard to Patient Associations" Subproject of the Interdiciplinary Research Group "Autonomy and Trust in Modern Medicine. Knowledge - Practice - Norm" [external website]

 

OPARA: Organized Patient Participation in Health Care: Collective Advocacy, Representation and Autonomy in Socio-Ethical Perspective. In cooperation with the Israeli Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (Project leader: Prof.Dr. Aviad Raz) [more]

Medicine and popular Culture

Film Series I: "Komplexe Konflikte" (Complex Conflicts) [more]

Film Series II: "Ethics' Anatomy" [more]

Cloning as a Cultural Challenge for Alterity. A Reconstruction of Bioethical and Literary Negotiations, Dissertation, submitted Oct 2014 [external website german]

  

Organ Transplantation

 „Ich möchte lieber nicht“ – Das Unbehagen mit der Organspende und die Praxis der Kritik. Eine soziologische und ethische Analyse („I would prefer not to“ – Organ donation between unease and criticism. A sociological and ethical analysis) (with Prof. Frank Adloff, Universität Erlangen) (funded by DFG) [more] [external website german]

ELPAT working group: Public Issues of organ Transplantation (gem. mit Gurch Randhawa (UK) [more] [external website]

Decision making processes in the context of living kidney donation. Aspects from medical Ethics and medical Anthropology (Entscheidungsfindungsprozesse im Rahmen der Lebendnierenspende - Medizinethische und medizinanthropologische Aspekte), Dissertation [more]

Quantitative Umfrage: Einstellung zur Organspendebereitschaft. Der Einfluss von Geschlecht und Studienhintergrund (Survey: Attitudes towards Organ Donation. Influence of Gender and Study Background)  [more]

Challenges of Biomedicine – Socio-Cultural Contexts, European Governance, and Bioethics [external website]

  

Picture: Lisa Frebel, Göttingen