Henry Hank Greely - Deane F. and Kate Edelman Johnson Professor of Law and Professor (by courtesy) of Genetics
Scientific Leadership Council Member & Bio-X Affiliated Faculty
Dr. Greely's current interests in neuroscience involve the consequences of advances in neurosciences for:
- predicting future diseases or traits;
- reading minds to allow detection of subjective mental states such as pain, recognition, bias, or memory;
- "treating" non-disease traits;
- cognitive enhancement;
- detecting consciousness and handling issues around disorders of consciousness; and
- issues of responsibility.
His current interests in human genetics focus on:
- prenatal genetic diagnosis,
- the effects of widespread adoption of clinical whole genome sequencing, and
- ethical, legal, and social issues in genomic biobanks.
In stem cell research, he is currently interested in:
- legal challenges to stem cell research and
- issues around human/non-human chimeras.