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Elena Salvaterra is a Jurist Doctor and Ph.D in Law of Science with a long expertise in human and non human biobanking. She worked as researcher at academic and hospital organizations in Italy and abroad. Her research focus on ethical, legal, social and financial aspects related to research and therapeutic biobanks. Furthemore, her studies consider ethical and regulatory issues associated with artificial intelligence (roboethics), neuroethics and traditional bioethics (e.g., informed consent to healthcare, advance directives and end life decisions, vulnerability and consent in healthcare). She presented at a number of international conferences on biobanking and wrote several papers in the aforementioned research fields. Elena is now working as independent consultant and researcher at several profit and non profit organizations. On last June, she launched the international pilot project “Educating the public on biobanks. International Informative Campaign” which gathers medical and social scientists from several countries from North-America to Asia. Within this project, she is promoting the use of Arts in science communication. She is editor of a book dedicated to human adult and pediatric research biobanks (Nova Science, 2014).
Ethical, legal, social and financial aspects related to research and therapeutic biobanks.