Centre for Research Ethics & Bioethics (CRB)

Josepine Fernow

Josepine Fernow


Josepine Fernow has worked with research dissemination and communication for fifteen years. She co-ordinates activities and manages CRB’s external and internal communications. She is also one of the editors of Biobank Perspectives, our newsletter on current issues in biobank ethics and law. Josepine Fernow is also communications manager and academic co-lead of the management work package in the IMI-funded PREFER project.

Josepine Fernow holds a BA in Cultural Anthropology and Sociology, and has studied biomedical ethics, marketing and communications. She has organized several international multi-disciplinary conferences and was responsible for the first BBMRI HandsOn: Biobanks (an annual conference arranged by national BBMRI-nodes) in 2012 where she developed an interactive session where researchers and industry together help participants follow the route biobank samples take: from consent and collection through storage and analysis to outcomes in terms of ethics and trust, health economy, drug development, clinical practice.

E-mail: josepine.fernow@crb.uu.se
Phone: +46 18 471 62 22