Prof. Dr. Nils Hoppe

Prof. Dr. Nils Hoppe
Address
Otto-Brenner-Str. 1-3
30159 Hannover
Building
Room
809
Prof. Dr. Nils Hoppe
Address
Otto-Brenner-Str. 1-3
30159 Hannover
Building
Room
809
Positions
Representatives for professors
Committee for Doctoral Studies, Faculty of Humanities
Professors
Centre for Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences

Main Focus

Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of:

  • Regenerative medicine
  • Human biomaterials
  • Genetics and genomics
  • Animal experimentation

Nils Hoppe is a full professor of ‘Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences‘ and director of the Centre for Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences (CELLS) at Leibniz Universität Hannover (LUH). His research focuses on cross-border legal issues in life sciences, and on ethical, legal and social implications (ELSI) of regenerative medicine, human biomaterials, genetics and genomics, animal experimentation.

Curriculum Vitae

  • Scientific Education
    • 2016

    Bar Training BPP Law School, BPP University, London, UK

    • 2008

    PhD (Dr. iur.); Faculty of Law, LUH

    • 2000

    LL.B in English and German Law; Nottingham Law School, Dept. of Academic Legal Studies, Nottingham Trent University, UK

    • 1999

    Diploma in European Technology and Commercial Law (Erasmus); Faculty of Law, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, DE

  • Scientific Positions
    • Since 2017          

    Professor of Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences; Centre for Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, LUH, DE

    • 2017 – 2021        

    Dean of Research, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, LUH, DE

    • 2013 – 2017        

    Professor for Regulation in the Life Sciences (W2, tenure track); Institute of Philosophy, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, LUH, DE

    • 2014 – 2015        

    Visiting Professor for English Medical Law, Faculty of Law, University of Vienna, AT

    • 2012 – 2015        

    Visiting Professor for International Biotechnology Law; European School of Molecular Medicine (SEMM), Milan, IT

    • 2011 – 2013        

    Professor for Regulation in the Life Sciences (W1 Junior Professorship), LUH, DE

    • 2010 – 2012        

    Visiting Research Fellow, Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies and Magdalen College, University of Oxford, UK

    • 2008 – 2011        

    Postdoctoral Researcher, Center for Philosophy and Ethics of Science, LUH, DE

    • 2008 – 2009        

    Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute for Legal Informatics, Faculty of Law, LUH, DE

    • 2004 – 2008        

    Lecturer in English for Law, Center for Applied Linguistics, LUH, DE

    • 2003 – 2004        

    Researcher, Dept. for Ethics and History of Medicine, University Medical Center Göttingen, DE

    2001 – 2003        

    Staff scientist, legal advisor, University Medical Centre Göttingen, DE

  • Memberships
    • Since 2001      

    The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn

    • Since 2017      

    Associate Member; Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London, UK

    • Since 2008      

    European Association of Health Law, Edinburgh, UK

    • Since 2010      

    Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, London, UK

    • 2005 – 2016        

    Member of the Academy for Ethics in Medicine, Göttingen, DE