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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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
Studies in Biopolitics, Edited by J. Sándor. Budapest: Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine , 2013.
Book Chapter
Sándor, J.. "Ethical and legal debates on a dignified end-of-life and the role of the family in Hungary." In Families and End–of–Life Treatment Decisions: An International Perspective, edited by S. Kőmüves, E. Rózsa and T. Callus, 211-221. Brussels: Bruylant, 2013.
Sándor, J., and M. Varjú. "Az embrionális őssejteken végezhető kutatások és az ezeken alapuló találmányok etikai aspektusai." In A személy bioetikai kontextusa, edited by S. Kőmüves and E. Rózsa, 98-134. Debrecen: Debrecen University Press, 2013.
Sándor, J.. "Débats juridiques et éthiques sur la vie digne et sur l’euthanasie en Hongrie." In Les proches et la fin de vie médicalisée, edited by G. Randhawa, 221-231. Bruxelles: Bruylant, 2013.
Sándor, J., and M. Varjú. "The Multiplicity of Norms: The Bioethics and Law of Stem Cell Patents." In The Global Dynamics of Regenerative Medicine: A Social Science Critique, edited by A. Webster, 169-193. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Sándor, J., M. Frunza, E. Demény, and B. Ioan. "To share or not to share your door status on Facebook." In Public Engagement in Organ Donation and Transplantation, edited by G. Randhawa and S. Schicktanz, 27-36. Lengerich: Pabst Publisher, 2013.
Sándor, J., V. Besirevic, E. Demény, George Tudor Florea, and N. Codreanu. "Organ Trafficking, Organ Trade. Recommendations for a More Nuanced Legal Policy." In The EULOD Project Living Organ Donation in Europe Results and Recommendations, edited by F. Ambagstsheer and W. Weimar, 147-175. Lengerich: Pabst Publisher, 2013.
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.. "Anonymat dans les procédures de procréation médicalement assistée : égalité des sexes et vision pronatale dans le réglementation hongroise." In Procréation médicalement assistée et anonymat : Panorama international, edited by B. Feuillet-Liger, 203-213. Bruxelles: Bruylant, 2008.
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.. "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.. "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.. "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.. "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.. "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.. "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. Abstract
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. Abstract
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. Abstract
Journal Article
Sándor, J.. "Body that Matters." Journal de médecine legale, droit medical, victimiologie, dommage corporel 49, no. 2-3. (2006): 59.
Sándor, J.. "Bioetika és emberi jogok : az emberi jogok új generációja?" Acta humana : emberi jogi közlemények 17, no. 1 (2006): 17-28.
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.
Sándor, J.. "Genomika és jog." Magyar tudomány 47, no. 5 (2002): 615-625.
Sándor, J.. "Judicial Monitoring of Psychiatric Confinement and Therapy." East European Constitutional Review 4, no. 4 (1995): 83.
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.. "Mentegetőzés helyett." Magyar Orvos 2, no. 3 (1994): 25.
Sándor, J.. "Abortion : New Law in Hungary." Bulletin of Medical Ethics, no. 85 (1993): 24-25.
Sándor, J.. "Gyógyítás és igazságszolgáltatás." Lege Artis Medicinae 2, no. 8 (1992): 795-797.
Sándor, J.. "A Missing Sentence." Bulletin of Medical Ethics, no. March (1991).
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