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Kristien Hens

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Kristien Hens, PhD

Dr. Kristien Hens is a bioethicist currently working at Maastricht University, The Netherlands. She obtained her PhD in Biomedical Sciences at the Universiteit Leuven (KUL). She specializes in the ethical aspects of (epi-)genetics and reproductive medicine, and has published extensively on ethical issues of genetic research and embryo screening. She is also interested in ethical questions surrounding the epigenetics and genetics of pediatric neurology.

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