SIENNA Human Enhancement team

This work is led by the University of Twente. Collaborators include: Trilateral Research, Uppsala University, Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, European Network of Research Ethics Committees (EUREC), University of Granada, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Dalian University of Technology, Sciences Po, University of Cape Town.

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Saskia Nagel, University of Twente

Saskia Nagel, University of Twente

Saskia Nagel leads SIENNA's human enhancement work stream. She is full Professor of Applied Ethics at Aachen University (Germany) and Associate Professor in philosophy and ethics of technology at the University of Twente (The Netherlands). Her areas of expertise and research interests lie at the intersection of ethics, philosophy, the life sciences (in particular neuroscience and cognitive science), and technologies. She has led a research group studying the ethical, anthropological, and social implications of our growing knowledge about the brain’s plasticity. She co-authored the first position paper on pediatric enhancement, which was supported by several major US American physician associations.

Contact: s.k.nagel[at]