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Dr Agomoni Ganguli Mitra

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Senior Lecturer in Bioethics and Global Health Ethics

Deputy Director of Mason Institute for Medicine, Life Science and the Law

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Tel: 0131 650 2028


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Dr. Agomoni Ganguli-Mitra is Senior Lecturer in Bioethics and Global Health Ethics, and Deputy-director of the JK Mason Institute for Medicine, Life Sciences and the Law. She is also a member of the Wellcome Trust-supported Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society (where she co-leads the thematic strands Beyond Global and Beyond Sex). Dr. Ganguli-Mitra’s background is in bioethics, with a special interest in global bioethics, structural and gender justice. She has written on ethical issues related to global health emergencies, public health, global surrogacy, sex-selection, biomedical research, racism in health and the concepts of exploitation vulnerability and power in bioethics.

Ph.D. supervision interests
Dr. Ganguli-Mitra welcomes expressions of interest in all areas of medical ethics/bioethics, global health ethics and justice.

Current Research Interests

  • Global bioethics and justice in global health
  • Structural injustice, epistemic injustice, exploitation and vulnerability in bioethics
  • The ethics of global health emergencies
  • Surrogacy and gender justice
  • Social norms in bioethics
  • Sex-selection and gender justice
  • Conscientious objection in healthcare
  • Ethics and governance of biomedical research
  • Public health ethics
  • Bioethics and Law