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01: Justice and Medicine – Scientific, Social and Ethical Challenges

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Professor emeritus, Department of Hematology-Oncology, Medical School, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz; Co-Founder and Advisor, TRON - Translational Oncology at the University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz gGmbH, Mainz
Professor of Epidemiology, Department of Health Sciences, The University of York Chair
Professor Emeritus of Social Epidemiology, Medical School, University of Nottingham Chair

Dr. Christoph HUBER

Professor emeritus, Department of Hematology-Oncology, Medical School, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz; Co-Founder and Advisor, TRON - Translational Oncology at the University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz gGmbH, Mainz

1990-2009 Chaired the Department of Hematology-Oncology at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz. Before he was director of the Clinical Immunobiology and Stem Cell Transplantation program of the Leopold-Franzens University in Innsbruck. In Mainz he founded the Collaborative Research Centre Tumor Immunology, the Clinical Research Group Allogeneic Lymphocyte Therapy and the Interdisciplinary Immunology Program ICE.
 He has received his Medical Degree at the Leopold-Franzens-University in Innsbruck. He was trained in tumor immunology in the 1970ies at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm and the Wallenberg Laboratories in Uppsala. In the early 80es he was trained in stem cell transplantation at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre in Seattle. His preclinical and translational research foci are tumor immunology and stem cell transplantation. He has published more than 300 original articles, is editor of standard textbooks and member of the editorial boards of distinguished scientific journals. As reviewer he serves most of the leading national and many other European research foundations.
since 2001 Chairs the Association for Cancer Immunotherapy CIMT, the leading European research consortium in the field. He is now VP for Clinical and Regulatory Affairs of the Translational Oncology Institute TRON at the University Medical Centre in Mainz.

Ph.D. Kate PICKETT

Professor of Epidemiology, Department of Health Sciences, The University of York

 Trained in biological anthropology at Cambridge, nutritional sciences at Cornell and epidemiology at UC-Berkeley. Kate Pickett is Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Health Sciences at the University of York. Her research focuses on the social determinants of health, particularly the influences of such factors as income inequality, social class, neighborhood context and ethnic density on such varied outcomes as mortality and morbidity, teenage birth, violent crime, obesity, social mobility and health-related behaviours.
 She is co-author, with Richard Wilkinson, of The Spirit Level, chosen as one of the Top Ten Books of the Decade by the New Statesman and winner of the 2010 Bristol Festival of Ideas Book Prize. The Spirit Level has sold more than 100,000 copies in the UK and is available in 18 foreign editions. Kate is also a founder and non-executive director of The Equality Trust.

Richard G. WILKINSON

Professor Emeritus of Social Epidemiology, Medical School, University of Nottingham

 Richard Wilkinson has played a formative role in international research on the social determinants of health and on the societal effects of income inequality. He studied economic history at LSE before training in epidemiology. He is Professor Emeritus of Social Epidemiology at the University of Nottingham Medical School, Honorary Professor at University College London (UCL) and a Visiting Professor at the University of York. Richard co-wrote The Spirit Level with Kate Pickett and is a co-founder of The Equality Trust.

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