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CPG Centre of Genomics and policy

Team Member

Rosario Isasi

Invited Scholar


Rosario Isasi, J.D., M.P.H., is a Research Assistant Professor at the Miller School of Medicine with appointments in the Dr. J. T. Macdonald Foundation Department of Human Genetics, the Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy, the John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics, and the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute. Her expertise is in the area of comparative law and ethics regarding genomics and regenerative medicine. Ethics Advisor of the European Commission’s European Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Registry (hPSCREG), member of the American Society for Human Genetics (ASHG) Task Force on “Gene Editing,” Academic Secretary of the International Stem Cell Forum Ethics Working Party, and leader of the Governance Working Group of the International Stem Cell Banking Initiative (ISCBI). She contributed to the development of harmonized ELSI and educational tools for Canadian Blood Services’ National Public Cord Blood Bank, the Centre for the Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine (CCRM), and the Bioethics Education Project of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. With the CGP, she continues to collaborate in four projects related to stem cell research and regenerative cell therapy.