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May 3, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: HeijnAngel77

It is our pleasure to announce our EACME Professor Paul Schotsmans prize winners for the annual conference 2016 in Leuven.

Anna Genske (Ceres, Cologne Center for Ethics, Rights, Economics, and Social Sciences of Health) will be awarded with the “Paul Schotsmans prize” of 500 Eurosto her scientific contribution ‘“Prescription of Drugs: Yes, Dialysis: Maybe, Heart Surgery: No? Decision-Making Capacity and the Notion of Relativity in Dementia Patients - A Comparative Analysis in Medical Ethics and Law”.

Marcello Ienca (Institute for Biomedical Ethics Basel) will receive a “second” prize, as both abstracts were quite close in our Daily Board selection, for his scientific contribution “Proactive Ethics for Empowering Technology: Critical Issues in Technological Innovation for Dementia Care”.

Congratulations winning these EACME Professor Paul Schotsmans prizes!

Emeritus Professor and Past EACME President Paul Schotsmans will present these EACME Professor Paul Schotsmans prizes together with our President Professor Ruud ter Meulen during the Leuven conference on Thursday, 8 September 2016 at 16.45 hrs: Promotion Room in the University Hall

We hope to see you all in Leuven!

For more information about the conference please visit the


The European Association of Centres of Medical Ethics (EACME) is, since its creation on 2 December 1986, an international research and communication network.

"European" is used here in the broad sense of the term, i.e. from the Atlantic to the Urals. EACME aims at promoting public critical concern regarding the ethical issues involved in the development of the biomedical sciences in our communities.

Mission Statement EACME (PDF)