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Michael Burgess

W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics & Department of Medical Genetics, Faculty of Medicine

Name: Michael Burgess
Title: Professor and Chair in Biomedical Ethics - W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics; Professor, Department of Medical Genetics
Degrees: BA (Philosophy and Religion) Spring Arbor College MA & PhD (Philosophy-Medical Ethics) University of Tennessee
Office: 169 —1855 West Mall
Phone: (604) 827-5262
Fax: (604) 827-4439
Email: mburgess@exchange.ubc.ca

Research Interests

  • Ethics
  • Health and science policy
  • Public engagement
  • Biobanking
  • Electronic health record research
  • Deliberative democracy
  • Cross-cultural ethics
  • Commercialization

Current Research

  • BC BioLibrary: Banking for Health
  • Canadian network for the governance of ethical health research involving humans: Evidence, accountability and practice
  • Pathogenomics of Innate Immunity
  • Building a GE3LS Architecture
  • Comparative Genomics of the Atlantic Salmon Project


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