Dr Jenny Krutzinna
Dr Jenny Krutzinna is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Ethics of Biomedical Big Data. She is part of the Digital Ethics Lab at the Oxford Internet Institute. Her immediate research focuses on the possibility of a European Ethical Code for Data Donation, its advantages, and the possible difficulties that may be encountered in its formulation and adoption. Her research also addresses the question of a moral obligation to participate in medical research, the impact of cultural differences on the acceptability of biomedical Big Data usage and wider issues of the governance of health in the context of new technologies.
Jenny holds an MA in in Health Care Ethics and Law and a PhD in Bioethics and Medical Jurisprudence. In her thesis, she explored the ethics of cognitive enhancement of intellectual abilities in children, addressing issues of social stigma and discrimination based on cognitive ability levels, the concept of normalcy and the importance of adequate education for mental health. In the past, she has also worked as a senior consultant for a Big Data analytics company in the pharmaceutical sector.
Information ethics; (Biomedical) Big Data; eHealth; bioethics; biobanking: genetics, genomics & epigenetics; research ethics in the context of new technologies; privacy; data protection; technology governance; neuroethics; IoT.
- (2017) "Beyond an Open Future", Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics. 26 (02) 313-325.
- (2016) "Cognitively enhanced children: the case for special needs and special regulatory attention", Law, Innovation and Technology. 8 (2) 177-206.
- (2016) "Can a Welfarist Approach be Used to Justify a Moral Duty to Cognitively Enhance Children?", Bioethics. 30 (7) 528-535.