Ezekiel Emanuel to deliver Egozcue Lectures

 13 and 14 June, Barcelona

Ezekiel Emanuel, oncologist and specialist in bioethics, is Chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania. He advised the White House on health policy from 2009 to 2011.


His lectures will consider, among other issues, megatrends in medicine and ethics in clinical research with human beings, focusing on developing countries.


June 13, "Megatrends in Medicine"

June 14, "The Ethics of ‘Second-Best' Care: conducting research in Developing Countries"


The lecture will be followed by the panel discussion "Biomedical research in our society" with: Manel Esteller, Director of the Epigenetics and Biology of Cancer Programme, Institute of Biomedical Research, Bellvitge (IDIBELL); Bonaventura Clotet, director of IrsiCaixa; Mercè Boada, medical director of the ACE Foundation and Joan Pons, scientific coordinator of Health Quality and Evaluation Agency (Aquas).


Av. de Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8
08038 Barcelona

Free registration.