Maria do Céu Patrão Neves
Elected by the Portuguese Parliament
Maria do Céu Patrão Neves – is Full Professor of Ethics and was postdoc in Bioethics and Visiting Scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics/Georgetown University, Washington DC. She was consultant on Ethics of Life for the President of the Portuguese Republic, a Member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Bioethics, a Member of the National Ethics Committee, and ethics expert from the European Commission. She integrates several academic and scientific bodies such as the Centre for Toxicogenomics and Human Health (ToxOmics), the Group of Law and Artificial Intelligence of the Catolica Research Centre for the Future of Law, numerous Ethics Committee, and is a Faculty Member of the American University of Sovereign Nations/AUSN (USA); coordinator of various projects such as “Ethics, Science and Society: Challenges for BioPolitics” (2017-2019), and, currently, “Biomedical Ethics and Regulatory Capacity Building Partnership for Portuguese Speaking African Countries”. Author/editor of 34 books (Ética Aplicada, 12 volumes, 2016-2018; Dictionary of Global Bioethics, 2021), and over 200 papers, delivered more than 370 conferences, and is chronicler in regional and national periodicals. Member of the European Parliament (2009-2014).