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Dr Lorenzo Del Savio

LorenzoVisiting Research Fellow

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King's College London
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Dr Del Savio studied Philosophy and History of Thought (Università di Firenze and Università Ca´ Foscari di Venezia). He earned his PhD at the European School of Molecular Medicine (Milan) focusing on the moral and political problems of preventive public health. He is currently a Research Fellow at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel and works on citizen science projects in biomedicine. His main interests are in bioethics, philosophy of technology, political theory and human evolution.

Research interests 
  • Democracy
  • Bioethics and human evolution
  • Technologies and human cooperation 
  • Research policy
Selected publications
  • Buyx A, Del Savio L, Prainsack B, H Völzke. Every participant is a principal investigator. Citizen Science and Participatory Governance in Population Research. The International Journal of Epidemiology. Forthcoming.
  • Del Savio L, Cavaliere G, The problem with commercial surrogacy. A reflection on reproduction, markets, and labour. Biolaw Journal, 2016; n.2.
  • Del Savio L, Mameli M. Controsovranità. La democrazia oltre alla democrazia rappresentativa. 2015, Fondazione Giangiacome Feltrinelli. ISBN:9788868352325. 
  • Del Savio L, Mameli M. Power Hierarchies and Social Status: On the Normative Significance of Social Epidemiology. The American Journal of Bioethics, 2015, 15(3): 52-53. 
  • Stupka E, Del Savio L, Loi M. Social Epigenetics and Equality of Opportunity. Public Health Ethics, 2013, 6(2): 142-153. 
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