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Researcher: Eckstein, LG (Dr Lisa Eckstein)

Fields of Research

Public law
Medical and health law
Legal ethics
Causes and prevention of crime
Privacy and data rights
Medical ethics
Health services and systems
Ethical use of new technology
Law and society and socio-legal research
Law in context
Law, science and technology
Other law and legal studies
Intellectual property law
Social psychology
Basic pharmacology
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander public health and wellbeing
Health informatics and information systems
Sociology of health
Natural language processing

Research Objectives

Justice and the law
Law reform
Allied health therapies (excl. mental health services)
Technological ethics
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health system performance
Criminal justice
Expanding knowledge in human society
Crime prevention
Treatment of human diseases and conditions
Clinical health
Evaluation of health and support services
Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Other health
Legislation, civil and criminal codes
Disability and functional capacity
Expanding knowledge in psychology
Technological and organisational innovation
Health inequalities
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A framework for analyzing the ethics of disclosing genetic research findings; Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics
A scenario-based methodology for analyzing the ethical, legal, and social issues in genomic data sharing; Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics
Assessing the legal duty to use or disclose interim data for ongoing clinical trials; Journal of Law and the Biosciences
Australia: regulating genomic data sharing to promote public trust; Human Genetics
Australian human research ethics committee membersí confidence in reviewing genomic research applications; European Journal of Human Genetics
Australian perspectives on the ethical and regulatory considerations for responsible data sharing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic; Journal of Law and Medicine
Beyond Racial and Ethnic Analyses in Clinical Research: A Proposed Model for Institutional Review Boards; Food and Drug Law Journal
Broad consent for research with biological samples: workshop conclusions; American Journal of Bioethics
Building a More Connected DSMB: Better Integrating Ethics Review and Safety Monitoring; Accountability in Research: policies and quality assurance
Consent insufficient for data release; Science
Consent insufficient for data release; Science
Creating an Evidence-Base for the Regulation of Race-Based Biomedical Research: A Quantitative Approach; Eighth Cornell Law School Inter-University Graduate Conference
Criteria for decision-making capacity: between understanding and evidencing a choice; JLM
Engaging Racial and Ethnic Groups in the Regulation of Research: Lessons from Research in Emergency Settings; Houston Journal of Health Law and Policy
Enhancing early detection of cognitive impairment in the criminal justice system: feasibility of a proposed method; Current Issues in Criminal Justice
Gene editing clinical trials could slip through Australian regulatory cracks; Journal of Law and Medicine
Genetic privacy; Tensions and Traumas in Health Law
Integrating public participation, transparency and accountability into governance of marketing authorisation for genome editing products; Frontiers in Political Science
Is Australia well equipped to deal with future clinical trials ?; Journal of Law and Medicine
Key challenges in bringing CRISPR-mediated somatic cell therapy into the clinic; Genome Medicine
Moving forward on consent practices in Australia; Journal of Bioethical Inquiry: an interdisciplinary forum for ethical and legal debate
Multidisciplinary Dilemmas: The Relationship between Race and Genetics; American Health Law Professors Conference
Regulating innovative health technologies: dialectics, dialogics, and the case of faecal microbiota transplants; Law, Innovation and Technology
Regulation of Genetic Testing; Health Law in Australia
Regulatory Challenges of Synthetic Biology Trials and Other Highly Innovative Investigational Products; Macquarie Law Journal
Searching for a role for genomics in the right to health; Advancing the Human Right to Health
Strategies to guide the return of genomic research findings: an Australian perspective; Journal of Bioethical Inquiry
The essential role of DSMBs in ensuring the ethics of global vaccine trials to address COVID-19; Clinical Infectious Diseases
The Ethics of Large-Scale Genomic Research; Ethical Reasoning in Big Data
The Unintended Implications of Blurring the Line between Research and Clinical Care in a Genomic Age; Personalized Medicine
Toward better governance of human genomic data; Nature Genetics
Unconventional practice, 'innovative' interventions and the national law; Journal of Law and Medicine
Working Towards a Consensus on the Return of Genomic Research Findings; Australian Association of Bioethics and Health Law Conference

Research Projects

Enhancing Early Detection of Cognitive Impairment in the Criminal Justice System; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Ethics in the Interim: Developing new guidance for data and safety monitoring of clinical trials; Greenwall Foundation (GFoundation)
Genomic Data Sharing: Issues in Law, Research Ethics and Society; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Improving informed consent in research to protect participants; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Reforming the Regulatory Environment for Innovative Health Technologies; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Assessment of Commonwealth, State and Territory legislation and regulations as it applies to the collection and use of health-related genomics information in the clinical and research setting

Research Candidate Supervision