Judit Sandor

Professor
Director of the Center for Ethics and law in Biomedicine (CELAB)
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Nador u. 15
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503
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( 36 1) 327 3083
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Judit Sándor is a full professor at the Faculty of Political Science, Legal Studies and Gender Studies of the Central European University (CEU), Budapest. She had a bar exam in Hungary she conducted legal practice at Simmons & Simmons in London, had fellowships at McGill (Montreal), at Stanford (Palo Alto), and at Maison de sciences de l’homme (Paris), at NYU (in New York as a Global Research Fellow). In 1996 she received Ph.D. in law and political science. She was one of the founders of the first Patients' Right Organization (‘Szószóló’) in Hungary, she was a member of the Hungarian Science and Research Ethics Council, and currently a member at the Hungarian Human Reproduction Commission. 
Judit Sándor is a full professor at the Faculty of Political Science, Legal Studies and Gender Studies of the Central European University (CEU), Budapest. She had a bar exam in Hungary she conducted legal practice at Simmons & Simmons in London, had fellowships at McGill (Montreal), at Stanford (Palo Alto), and at Maison de sciences de l’homme (Paris), at NYU (in New York as a Global Research Fellow). In 1996 she received Ph.D. in law and political science. She was one of the founders of the first Patients' Right Organization (‘Szószóló’) in Hungary, she was a member of the Hungarian Science and Research Ethics Council, and currently a member at the Hungarian Human Reproduction Commission. 

Judit Sándor is a full professor at the Faculty of Political Science, Legal Studies and Gender Studies of the Central European University (CEU), Budapest. She had a bar exam in Hungary she conducted legal practice at Simmons & Simmons in London, had fellowships at McGill (Montreal), at Stanford (Palo Alto), and at Maison de sciences de l’homme (Paris), at NYU (in New York as a Global Research Fellow). In 1996 she received Ph.D. in law and political science. She was one of the founders of the first Patients' Right Organization (‘Szószóló’) in Hungary, she was a member of the Hungarian Science and Research Ethics Council, and currently a member at the Hungarian Human Reproduction Commission. 

She participated in different national and international legislative, standard setting and policy making activities in the field of biomedical law and bioethics. In 2004-2005 she served as the Chief of the Bioethics Section at the UNESCO. She published seven books in the field of human rights and biomedical law. Her works appeared in different languages, including Hungarian, English, French and Portuguese. Since September 2005 she is a founding director of the Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine (CELAB) at the Central European University. She has completed ten European research projects (including: GeneScreen, PUG, STRATA-ETAN GROUP, GeneBanC, PRIVIREAL, PRIVILEGED, Tiss.Eu, RemediE, EULOD, NANOPLAT), founded by the European Commission in the field of biobanks, genetic data, stem cell research, organ transplantation and human reproduction.  In 2014-2016 she works at the NERRI and the EUCElLEX Projects.

She participated in different national and international legislative, standard setting and policy making activities in the field of biomedical law and bioethics. In 2004-2005 she served as the Chief of the Bioethics Section at the UNESCO. She published seven books in the field of human rights and biomedical law. Her works appeared in different languages, including Hungarian, English, French and Portuguese. Since September 2005 she is a founding director of the Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine (CELAB) at the Central European University. She has completed ten European research projects (including: GeneScreen, PUG, STRATA-ETAN GROUP, GeneBanC, PRIVIREAL, PRIVILEGED, Tiss.Eu, RemediE, EULOD, NANOPLAT), founded by the European Commission in the field of biobanks, genetic data, stem cell research, organ transplantation and human reproduction.  In 2014-2016 she works at the NERRI and the EUCElLEX Projects.She participated in different national and international legislative, standard setting and policy making activities in the field of biomedical law and bioethics. In 2004-2005 she served as the Chief of the Bioethics Section at the UNESCO. She published seven books in the field of human rights and biomedical law. Her works appeared in different languages, including Hungarian, English, French and Portuguese. Since September 2005 she is a founding director of the Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine (CELAB) at the Central European University. She has completed ten European research projects (including: GeneScreen, PUG, STRATA-ETAN GROUP, GeneBanC, PRIVIREAL, PRIVILEGED, Tiss.Eu, RemediE, EULOD, NANOPLAT), founded by the European Commission in the field of biobanks, genetic data, stem cell research, organ transplantation and human reproduction.  In 2014-2016 she works at the NERRI and the EUCElLEX Projects.Judit Sándor is a full professor at the Faculty of Political Science, Legal Studies and Gender Studies of the Central European University (CEU), Budapest. She had a bar exam in Hungary she conducted legal practice at Simmons & Simmons in London, had fellowships at McGill (Montreal), at Stanford (Palo Alto), and at Maison de sciences de l’homme (Paris), at NYU (in New York as a Global Research Fellow). In 1996 she received Ph.D. in law and political science. She was one of the founders of the first Patients' Right Organization (‘Szószóló’) in Hungary, she was a member of the Hungarian Science and Research Ethics Council, and currently a member at the Hungarian Human Reproduction Commission. 
She participated in different national and international legislative, standard setting and policy making activities in the field of biomedical law and bioethics. In 2004-2005 she served as the Chief of the Bioethics Section at the UNESCO. She published seven books in the field of human rights and biomedical law. Her works appeared in different languages, including Hungarian, English, French and Portuguese. Since September 2005 she is a founding director of the Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine (CELAB) at the Central European University. She has completed ten European research projects (including: GeneScreen, PUG, STRATA-ETAN GROUP, GeneBanC, PRIVIREAL, PRIVILEGED, Tiss.Eu, RemediE, EULOD, NANOPLAT), founded by the European Commission in the field of biobanks, genetic data, stem cell research, organ transplantation and human reproduction.  In 2014-2016 she works at the NERRI and the EUCElLEX Project

 

Academic/research topics: 
Bioethics
Biopolitics
Human Rights
Human Genetics

Publications

Book
Book Chapter
Sándor, J.. "Bioethics and Basic Rights: Persons, Humans, and the Boundaries of Life." In The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Constitutional Law, edited by A. Sajó and M. Rosenfeld, 1142-1165. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.
Sándor, J., C. Lenk, and B. Gordijn. "Introduction." In Biobanks and Tissue Research, edited by J. Sándor, C. Lenk and B. Gordijn, 3-17. Dordrecht: Springer, 2011.
Sándor, J.. "Az eutanázia mint politikai kérdés." In Párbeszéd a halálról: Eutanázia a jogrend peremén [Dialogue about Death: Euthanasia on the Peripheries of the Legal System], edited by Mihály Filó, 83-95. Budapest: Literatura Medica Kiadó, 2011.
Sándor, J., and P. Bárd. "Anonymisation and Pseudonymisation as Means of Privacy Protection." In The Ethical and Legal Regulation of Human Tissue and Biobank Research in Europe, edited by K. Beier, S. Schnorrer, N. Hoppe and C. Lenk, 25-34. Göttingen: Universitätsverlag Göttingen, 2011.
Bárd, P., and J. Sándor. "The Question of Anonymity and Privacy in Biobanking." In Biobanks and Tissue Research: the public, the patient and the regulation, edited by C. Lenk, J. Sándor and B. Gordijn, 213-230. International library of ethics, law and technology. Dordrecht: Springer , 2011.
Sándor, J.. "Anonymity in Assisted Reproduction: Gender Equality and a Pronatal Reproductive Policy in Hungarian Law." In Who Is My Genetic Parent? Donor Anonymity and Assisted Reproduction: A Cross-Cultural Perspective, edited by B. Feuillet-Liger, K. Orfali and T. Callus, 199-211. Brussels: Bruylant, 2010.
Sándor, J.. "A retórica legal em torno da reproducao." In Representacoes juridicas tecnologias reprodutivas : contributos para uma reflexao, edited by S. Silva and L. Voloso, 21-43. Porto: UPorto Editorial, 2009.
Sándor, J.. "Introduction." In Perfect copy? : Law and ethics of reproductive medicine, 7-18. Budapest: Celab, 2009.
Sándor, J.. "IKT-implantátumok (az ember-számítógép kommunikáció távlatai)." In Égen-földön informatika : az információs társadalom technológiai távlatai, edited by B. Dömölki, 317-333. Budapest: Typotex, 2008.
Sándor, J.. "‘Body Immortal’." In Ethics, law and society, edited by J. Gunning, 123-135. Hampshire: Ashgate, 2007.
Sándor, J.. "Jogi felelősség az egészségügyi tevékenységért." In Hibák és szövődmények a hasi sebészetben, edited by A. Oláh and Cs. Gaál, 63-70. Budapest: Medicina, 2006.
Sándor, J.. "Az emberi méltóság tiszteletéről a bioetikában és az orvosbiológiai jogban." In A mi alkotmányunk : vélemények és elemzések Magyarország Alkotmányáról, edited by L. Trócsányi, 355-357. Budapest: Complex Kiadó, 2006.
Sándor, J.. "Research Ethics Committees in Hungary." In Research ethics committees, data protection, and medical research in European countries, edited by D. Beyleveld, D. Townend and J. Wright, 93-107. Aldershot, England: Ashgate, 2005.
Sándor, J.. "Ombudspersons and Patients’ Rights Representatives in Hungary." In Protecting Patients’ Rights? A Comparative Study of the Ombudsman in Healthcare, edited by L. Fallberg and S. Mackenney, 55-77. Abingdon: Radcliffe Medical Press, 2004.
Sándor, J.. "Genetic Infromation : Science, Society, and Legal Norms." In Society and Genetic Information: Codes and Laws in the Genetic Era, 21-54. Budapest: CEU Press, 2004.
Sándor, J.. "Protection of Health Care Data in Hungarian Law." In Implementation of the Data Protection Directive in Relation to Medical research in Europe., edited by D. Beyleveld, D. Townend and J. Wright, 157-175. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2004.
Sándor, J.. "Cells, Tissues, and Health Care Data." In "The Budapest meeting" : EU accession and its consequences for candidate countries' health systems : yearbook 2003, 57-71. Rotterdam: Erasmus University Press, 2004.
Sándor, J.. "Data Protection in Health Care. Beyond Biomedical Use." In Frontiers of European health law : yearbook, 2002, edited by J. Sándor and A. Exter, 76-96. Rotterdam: Erasmus University, 2003.
Sándor, J.. "Genetic Data : Old and New Challenges for Data Protection." In Ethics in Human Genetics : Challenges of the (Post) Genomic Era, 89-99. Bratislava: Charis–IMEB Foundation, 2002.
Sándor, J.. "Human Genome Analysis from ethical and legal perspectives." In International Conference of the Council of Europe on Ethical Issues Arising from the Application of Biotechnology, 159-165. Council of Europe, 2000.
Sándor, J.. "The Hungarian Legislative Approach to Assisted Procreation : An Attempt at Transparency." In Assisted conception : research, ethics and law, edited by J. Gunning, 139-153. Ashgate: Aldershot, 2000.
Sándor, J.. "Orvosi jog- Egészségügyi Jog az ezredfordulón." In Anno 2000, edited by Z. Bula, 151-157. Budapest: : Springer Tudományos Kiadó, 2000.
Sándor, J.. "Genetic Testing, Genetic Screening, and Privacy." In The ethics of genetic screening, edited by R. Chadwick, 181-190. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999.
Sándor, J.. "A szabályozás csapdái és dilemmái –Variációk egy leendő törvényre." In A hátrányos megkülönböztetés tilalmától a pozitív diszkriminációig : a jog lehetőségei és korlátai, 49-71. Budapest: INDOK, 1998.
Sándor, J.. "Neue Legislative Ansatze für Patientenrechte in Ungarn." In Patientenrechte und Patientenunterstützung in Europa : Anregungen und Ideen für Deutschland, edited by C. Kranich and J. Böcken, 10-21. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 1997.
Sándor, J.. "Legal Approaches to Motherhood in Hungary." In Creating the Child : The Ethics, Law and Practice of Assisted Procreation, edited by D. Evans and N. Pickering, 157-166. The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 1996.
Sándor, J.. "Legal Status of the Human Embryo : Overview of the Hungarian Legislation." In Conceiving the Embryo : Ethics, Law and Practice in Human Embryology, edited by D. Evans, 269-276. The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 1996.
Conference Paper
Sándor, J.. "Adolescents and Medical Treatment." In 3rd Meeting of the Francophone Network of Lawyers in the field of Biomedicine. Kyoto, 2009.
Sándor, J.. "Parental identification and Genetic Fingerprinting : Secret or Lies." In Proceedings of the International Symposium AMADE-UNESCO on Bioethics and the Rights of the Child, 69-81. Paris: Unesco, Division of Human Sciences, Philosophy and the Ethics of Science and Technology, 2001.
Journal Article
Sándor, J.. "Body that Matters." Journal de médecine legale, droit medical, victimiologie, dommage corporel 49, no. 2-3. (2006): 59.
Sándor, J.. "Legal protection of genetic data." Acta humana : emberi jogi közlemények 14, no. 3 (2003): 150.
Sándor, J.. "A genetikai adatok védelme." Acta humana : emberi jogi közlemények 14, no. 3 (2003): 3-21.
Sajó, A., and J. Sándor. "Legal status of the “terminally ill” under Hungarian law." Acta juridica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 1-2, no. 1 (1995): 1-21.
Sándor, J.. "Abortion : New Law in Hungary." Bulletin of Medical Ethics, no. 85 (1993): 24-25.
Sándor, J.. "A Missing Sentence." Bulletin of Medical Ethics, no. March (1991).
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