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Univ.-Prof. Alena BUYX Co-Director, Institute for Experimental Medicine and Professor of Medical Ethics, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel


 Working Area: Biomedical Ethics, Public Health Ethics, Research Ethics
 Studies Medicine and Philosophy & Sociology in Muenster, York and London
2005 Magister (M.A. phil), Approbation, Promotion (Dr. med.)
2006-2008 Assistant Professor, Institute of Ethics, History and Theory of Medicine, University of Muenster
2008-2009 Fellow, Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health, Harvard Medical School
2009-2012 Assistant Director at the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, London
2012-2014 Leader of DFG-Emmy Noether-Group Bioethics and Political Philosophy (University of Muenster); Senior Research Fellow at School of Public Policy (University College London, until 2015)
since 2014 Professor of Medical Ethics, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel


since 2016 Member of the German Ethics Council
since 2016 Member of the Scientific Board Forum Alpbach Health Symposium
since 2016 Advisor to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture
since 2014 Member of the Central Ethics Committee of the German Medical Association (ZEKO)


Prainsack B, Buyx A: Solidarity in biomedicine and beyond. Cambridge University Press. 2016
Prainsack B, Buyx A: Das Solidaritätsprinzip. Plädoyer für eine Renaissance in Medizin und Bioethik. campus Verlag. 2016
Hucklenbroich P, Buyx A: Krankheits- und Funktionsbegriff in der Medizin. Mentis Verlag, Paderborn. 2013
Buyx A, Tait J: Ethical Framework for Biofuels. Science 332(6029): 540-1. 2011


2015 Excellence in Teaching Award, CAU Kiel
2013-2014 Member of Junges Kolleg der Nordrhein-Westfälischen Akademie der Wissenschaften und Künste
2007 Young Scholar Award of the European Association for Philosophyof Medicine and Health Care
2005 Young Scientist Award of "Akademie für Ethik in der Medizin"