CEU's Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine (CELAB) hosted the Hungarian celebration of UniStem Day 2018, an annual Europe-wide event to popularize recent advances in stem cell research. This year, 74 academic and research institutions participated in UniStem Day events in 10 European countries. At CEU, university and high school students gathered to hear eminent Hungarian scholars and researchers discuss recent research findings as well as the difficulties of introducing them into clinical practice.
The Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine at Central European University (CELAB) represented Hungary in UniStem Day 2017 on Friday, March 17. In seven European countries, 75 universities and research centers participated in the event which celebrates "the long and fascinating journey of stem cell research," with seminars, roundtable discussions, and laboratory activities. Over 27,000 university and high-school students joined UniStem Day 2017.
In the 10 years since its inception, CEU’s Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine has addressed biomedical and biotechnological discoveries and advances, applications and procedures from ethical and legal perspectives.
Judit Sandor, professor in the Departments of Political Science, Legal Studies and Gender Studies and director of the Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine at Central European University, has been a steering committee member of the International Academic Network on Bioethics since its inception in 2006.
The Centre for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine (CELAB) hosted a two-day workshop on Stem Cells from Bench to Bed, from Procurement to Application: Ethical and Legal Challenges at CEU on May 18-19.