Mats Hansson is Professor of Biomedical Ethics and the director of the Centre for Research Ethics & Bioethics at Uppsala University, Sweden. He has conducted extensive research in biomedical ethics as principal investigator in several multi-disciplinary research projects dealing with issues ranging from ethical, social and legal aspects of the implementation of genetic diagnosis in clinical practice and the use of human tissue materials in research, to clinical and medical ethics. He holds an undergraduate degree in biology (1974) and a doctoral degree of theology (1991). Mats Hansson is Professor of Biomedical Ethics, funded by Uppsala University and the Uppsala County Council together. He also works as a clinical consultant at Akademiska sjukhuset (Uppsala University Hospital). Mats is Visiting Professor in the Executive Masters in Management of Research Infrastructures.