Deputy Director

Institute for Ethics and the History of Medicine, University of Tübingen

Gartenstr. 47

72076 Tübingen

 

Phone: +49-7071-2978033

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Full CV here

Research Profile

  • Studies in philosophy, comparative literature and political science in Stuttgart, Paris and Tübingen.
  • PhD in Philosophy under Professor Dr. Dr. hc Otfried Hoffe on "The Morally Evil".
  • 2004-present: Researcher at the Institute for Ethics and the History of Medicine.
  • 2014: Habilitation in the field of medical ethics on the ethics of biogeronotology.
  • Current research interests: Ethics and aging and ethics of biomedical research involving human subjects.

 

Current Publications                      Full list of publications here

Ehni H-J. Ethik der Biogerontologie. Wiesbaden: Springer VS; 2014.

Ehni H-J. Expensive cancer drugs and just health care. Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol. 2014;28(2):327-37.

Ehni H-J. A Conflict of Interpretations in Gerontology. In: Leist AK, Kulmala J, Nyqvist F, editors. Health and Cognition in Old Age. International Perspectives on Aging. 10: Springer International Publishing; 2014. p. 71-86.

Ehni H-J, Wiesing U. Forschung in Entwicklungsländern. In: Lenk C, Duttge G, Fangerau H, editors. Berlin: Springer; 2014.

Ehni H-J. Der Fortschritt der Menschheit liegt im Alter. taz. 2014 11.-12.10.2014.

 

Research Projects

Since 01/2014           Matariki-Summer School in Research Ethics

2/2012-1/2013          Discourse Biogerontology

 

Current Lectures by Invitation

„Das Altern abschaffen? Fragen und Antworten“. Akademie für Ältere, Wiesbaden, Eröffnungsvortrag Jahresprogramm, 19.9.2014.

„Die Zukunft des Alterns und die Medizin“. Sommerakademie, Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Berlin, 12.9.2014