Cinzia Caporale

Cinzia Caporale coordinates the National Research Council’s (CNR) Commission for Ethics and Integrity in Research and the interdepartmental centre of the same name. She teaches Bioethics at the Sapienza University of Rome and is a member of the National Committee for Bioethics (PCDM). She serves as chairman of the IRCCS L. Spallanzani National Institute for Infectious Diseases (INMI) and the National Central Ethics Committee for Covid-19 Experimentation (Legislative Decree 08/04/2020 n. 23). Dr. Caporale is a member of the research integrity committees for the University of Bologna and Sapienza University of Rome, as well as the Genova Science Festival’s Scientific Committee. She is honorary president of the Veronesi Foundation’s Ethical Committee, and a member of the Scientific Committee of the Courtyard of the Gentiles (Pontifical Council for Culture). Dr. Caporale has served two terms as president of UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Bioethics Committee; under her leadership, the Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights was drafted and adopted. 

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