Curriculum Vitae of Maddalena Favaretto


Expertise/Research field:
With a background in Philosophy (BA and MSc) and biomedical ethics (PhD), Maddalena Favaretto is a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Biomedical Ethics at the University of Basel, Switzerland. Her main research interests include Big Data ethics, the epistemic value of medical imaging and the ethical value of prenatal ultrasound scanning. She has extensive expertise in qualitative research.

Main Publications:
Favaretto M, De Clercq E, Briel M, et al. (2020) Working Through Ethics Review of Big Data Research Projects: An Investigation into the Experiences of Swiss and American Researchers. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics.
Favaretto M, Vears D, Borry P (2020) On the epistemic status of prenatal ultrasound: are ultrasound scans photographic pictures? The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 45(2).
Favaretto M, De Clercq E and Elger BS. (2019) Big Data and discrimination: perils, promises and solutions. A systematic review. Journal of Big Data 6(12).

Stations of work:
Maddalena Favaretto is currently working as a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Biomedical Ethics (IBMB) at the University of Basel.


Maddalena Favaretto
Postdoctoral Researcher
Bernoullistrasse 28
4056 Basel

Tel: +41 61 207 02 03