Curriculum vitae

Workplace address:     Department of Bioethics, Institute of Behavioural Sciences,
Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
1089 Budapest, Nagyvárad tér 4.
Tel/fax:           361-210-2955
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2008 Master’s Degree  in Health Management Semmelweis University of
Medicine, Budapest, Hungary

2005    Ph.D. in Health Sciences (Bioethics) Semmelweis University of
Medicine, Budapest, Hungary

2005. Health Law – Postgraduate Degree from Eötvös Lóránd University of
Sciences  Faculty of Law, Budapest, Hungary

1999. Masters Degree in Experimental medicine (Specialization in
Bioethics), McGill University, Montreal, Canada

1997/98 and 1999/2000 Postdoctoral Fellow at Clinical Trials Research Group,
Biomedical Ethics Unit, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

1998-1999 Postdoctoral Fellow in Clinical Ethics at the University of Texas M.D.
Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

1997 March -April Visiting Scholar in the Hastings Center, Briarcliff Manor,
1991 :Medical Degree, Semmelweis University of Medicine, Budapest,

Present workplace:
1993 –         research associate
Department of Bioethics,  Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Semmelweis University of Medicine

Past workplaces:
1997/98 and – 1999/2000    Clinical Trials Research Group, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

1991-1993 :    resident, Department of Respiratory Rehabilitation Regional Hospital of Buda, Budapest, Hungary

Professional activities:
teaching :    bioethics, 1993- also in English and German (Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Semmelweis University of Medicine)
medical anthropology, 1993- (Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Semmelweis University of Medicine)
anatomy, histology, and development of the Human body, 1988-1990 (Institute of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology,
Semmelweis University of Medicine student lecturer)

research:     Ethical issues of clinical research and of human genetics
others :                Expert of the network of the European Council:
“Teaching Bioethics in Europe” (1994-1996)
Editor of the Hungarian Review of Bioethics, a quarterly
published in Hungary (1995-1997)

Languages:        English fluent spoken and written
German fluent spoken and written

Research grants
1.    Sybhel (Synthetic Biology for Human Health. Ethical and Legal Issues) EU7 (2009-2012)
2.    POSEIDON (Promoting Optimisation, Safety, Experience sharing  and quality Implementation for Donation Organisation and Networking in Unrelated Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in Europe) 2006-2010 DG SANCO (210000EUR)
3.    BioTethed Biotechnology Ethics: deepening by research, broadening to future applications and new EU members, permeating education to young scientists. BIOTETHED _(EU6 Framework program) project manager and researcher 48000 EUR
4.    2002-2005 Optimisation of typing policies for European MArrow DOnor Registries :socio-economic evaluation of molecular techniques and recruitment strategies (MADO)  project manager and researcher (EU4 Framework program) 110 000 EUR

Consultations and profesional  memberships
2007-  member of the national Research Ethics  Committee of the Hungarian Research Council
2007- Expert on  Ethics Review for the European Commission
TRANSPLANTATION – Expert of the Council of Europe

2001-2004 European Forum for Good Clinical Practice participant and lecturer
2004- member of UNESCO Global Bioethics Network
2004 – expert of organizing groupd of World Science Forum
1998- member of Clinical Trials Research Group, Biomedical Ethics Unit, McGill University, Canada


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Publications (selected)
Szebik, I. A biotechnológiai kutatások által felvetett etikai kérdések
in: Pörzse G. (ed) Innovációmenedzsment. Semmelweis Kiadó, Budapest,
Szebik, I. Az emberi génterápia etikája mint a genetika
kommunikációjának egyik paradigmatikus példája Ünnepi kötet Reuss
András 70. születésnapjára. Luther Kiadó, 2008.p. 341-360
Szebik, I. Masked Ball: Ethics, Laws and Finances – Contradictions in
Hungarian Health Care. Workshops of Science Communication,
Tudástársadalom Alapítvány, Budapest, Hungary, 2006. p. 27-42. (
available also online:
Szebik, I. Kezelés visszautasítása. Etikai kérdések a betegek
kezelésében. LAM 2007;17(4–5):368–370.
Szebik, I. Az emberi génterápia etikai kérdései (Ethical issues of Human Gene transfer techniques) Világosság, 2005/1. pp. 25-38 (in Hungarian)
Szebik, I. Moral dilemmas of Gene transfer techniques. In Sándor, J. (ed.) Society and Genetic Information. Central European University Press, Budapest, New York, 2003
Szebik, I. Masked Ball. Ethics, Laws and Financial Contradictions in the Hungarian Health Care. Science and Engineering Ethics, 2003. 9:109-124
Szebik, I. Megjegyzések az állásfoglaláshoz (Remarks to the Statement of the Hungarian Chamber of Physisians on Home Birth) Lege Artis Medicinae. 2002;12(5):350-2. (In Hungarian)
Szebik, I. Ki marad a kamarában? Töprengés az otthon szülésről (Who will remain a member of the Hungarian Chamber of Physicians? Reflecting on Home Births in Hungary)  Lege Artis Medicinae. 2002;12(3):172-80 (In Hungarian)
Szebik, I.   Eugenics  (Eugenika a 19. és a 20. század fordulóján.) 2000 A Monthly of Literature and Society. April 2002. pp.68-74. (In Hungarian)
Szebik, I., Glass, K.C. Ethical Issues of Human Germ-cell Therapy: A Preparation for Public Discussion. Academic Medicine, 2001; 76:32-38
Szebik, I. Blanket enthusiasm for trials is not helpful – Reply to Ashcroft – Letter. British Medical Journal. 2000; 321: 1529
Szebik, I. Altering the Mitochondrial Genome: Is it just a technical Issue? Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 1999 Summer (8) 369-374.
Hegedûs, K., Szebik, I. Modern Medicine and death. International Journal of Bioethics, 1996, Fall. pp. 108-109

Book review

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Moral Issues in Medicine and Biology by David Steinberg (Editor)
University Press of New England, 2007
Review by Imre Szebik, Ph.D., M.D.
Metapsychology Online Jun 10th 2008 (Volume 12, Issue 24)

Szebik, I. The Genetic Revolution and Human Rights – Human Genetics  (Book review)
British Medical Journal  2000; 321: 1086