Professor of Medical Ethics
Göran Hermerén is Senior Professor of Medical Ethics at Lund University (Sweden). From 2002 to 2010, he was President of the European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies. He is currently a member of the National Council on Medical Ethics in Stockholm and Chair of the Permanent Working Group for Science and Ethics of ALLEA (All European Academies). He has served on many governmental commissions in Sweden. In addition, he has served as external examiner in bioethics at the National University of Ireland, as a referee for international journals, and is involved in several on-going EU-funded research projects. He has published books and papers on research ethics, ethics of stem cell research, the goals of medicine and priority setting in health care and contributed to many encyclopedias.