Original articles in scientific journals with peer review

  • Princewill C. W.; Jegede A. S.; Wangmo T.; Riecher-Rössler A.; Elger B. S. (2017) Autonomy and Reproductive Rights of Married Ikwerre Women in Rivers State, Nigeria. Bioethical Inquiry. 3 October 2016. DOI: 10.1007/s11673-017-9779-8. Published Online

  • De Clercq E.; Elger B.S.; Wangmo T. (2017) Missing life stories. The narratives of palliative patients, parents and physicians in paediatric oncology. European Journal of Cancer Care, 2017 Feb 8. DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12651. [Epub ahead of print]. Published Online

  • Engel-Glatter S.; Cabrera L.Y.; Marzouki Y.; Elger B.S. (2016) Teaching Bioethics to a Large Number of Biology and Pharma Students: Lessons Learned 1-21. DOI: 10.1080/10508422.2016.1196361. Published Online

  • Wangmo T.; Nordström K. & Kressig R.W. (2016) Preventing elder abuse and neglect in geriatric institutions: Solutions from nursing care providers. Geriatric Nursing.DOI.org/10.1016/j.gerinurse.2016.12.016. Published Online

  • Nordström K. & Wangmo T. (2016). Coping with mutual vulnerabilities: Quality in the care of elders as a challenge of professional ethics. Nursing Ethics. (accepted, in-press)

  • Princewill C.W.; Jegede A.S.; Wangmo T.; Riecher-Rössler A.; Elger B. (2016) (accepted in-press). Autonomy and Reproductive Rights of Married Ikwerre Women in Rivers State, Nigeria. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry.

  • Ienca M.; Jotterand G.; Caon M.; Elger B.S.; Pappagallo A.S.; Kressig R.W. & Wangmo T. (2016) Intelligent Assitive Technology for Alzheimer’s disease and other Dementias: A systematic Review. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. (accepted, in-press).

  • De Clercq E.; Elger B.S. & Wangmo T. (2016). Missing Life-Stories: The narratives of palliative patients, parents and physicians in pediatric oncology. European Journal of Cancer Care.  (accepted, in-press)

  • De Clercq E.; Rost M.; Pacurari N.; Elger B.S. & Wangmo T. (2016) Aligning guidelines and medical practice: Literature review on pediatric palliative care guidelines. Palliative & Supportive Care. (accepted, in-press).

  • Barlevy D.; Wangmo T.; Elger B.S. & Vardit R. (2016) (accepted, in-press). Adolescent oncofertility discussions: Recommendations from a systematic literature review. AJOB Empirical Bioethics. Published Online

  • Anane-Sarpong E.; Wangmo T.;  Sankoh O.; Tanner M. &  Elger B.S. (2016) Application of Ethical Principles to Research Using Public Health Data in the Global South: Perspectives from Africa. Developing World Bioethics. Published Online

  • Ienca M.: Jotterand F.: Vică C. & Elger B.S. (2016). Social and Assistive Robotics in Dementia Care: Ethical Recommendations for Research and Practice. International Journal of Social Robotics, 8(4), 565-573. Published Online or PDF

  • Ruhe K.M.; De Clercq E.; Wangmo T.; Elger B.S. (2016) Relational Capacity: Broadening the Notion of Decision-Making Capacity in Paediatric Healthcare. The Journal of Bioethical Inquiry. 2016 Jun 30. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27365104. Published Online

  • Princewill C.; Wangmo T.; Jegede A.S.; Riecher-Rössler A.; Elger B.S. (June, 2016). Bride price and reproductive autonomy of the Ikwerre women of Rivers State, Nigeria. International Association of Bioethics (IAB). 13th World Congress of Bioethics, Edinburg, Scotland. Poster presentation.

  • Princewill C.; de Clercq E.; Elger B. S.; Riecher-Rössler A.; Jegede A.S.; Wangmo T. (September, 2016) The impact of education on the reproductive autonomy of married Nigerian Women. European Association for Center of Medical Ethics. Leuven, Belgium (Presentation by Elger B.S., Written by Princewill C.)

  • Wienand I. (2016) Wozu die Philosophie, wenn wir über Gesundheit sprechen? Swiss Portal for Philosophy. 2016 August 11. Published Online or PDF

  • Handtke V.; Bretschneider W.; Elger B. & Wangmo T. (2016) The collision of care and punishment: older prisoners’ view on compassionate release. Punishment and Society. Published Online

  • Handtke V.; Wangmo T.; Elger B.; Bretschneider W. (2016) New guidance for an old problem: Early release for seriously ill and elderly prisoners in Europe. The Prison Journal. Forthcoming

  • Handtke V.; Bretschneider W.; Elger B. & Wangmo T. (2016) The collision of care and punishment: older prisoners’ view on compassionate release. Punishment and Society. DOI: 1462474516644679. Published Online

  • Badarau D.O.; Ruhe K.M.; Kühne T.; De Clercq E.; Anca C.; Elger B.S. & Wangmo T. (2016) From choiceless to hard choices: views of parents and oncologists on decision- making in pediatric oncology in two European countries.The American Journal of Bioethics. Empirical Bioethics (accepted for publication)

  • Wangmo T.*; De Clercq E.*; Ruhe K.; Beck-Popovic M.; Rischewski J.; Angst R.; Ansari M. & Elger B.S. (2016) Better to know than to imagine: Including children in their health care. The American Journal of Bioethics. 2016 Juli 1. Empirical Bioethics. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23294523.  *equal first authors. Published Online

  • Andorno R.; Gennet E.; Jongsma K.; Elger B.S. (2016) Integrating Advance Research Directives into the European Legal Framework. European Journal of Health Law. 2016 Apr;23(2):158-73. PMID: 27228684. 

  • Hermann H.; Trachsel M.; Elger B.S.; Biller-Andorno N. (2016) Emotion and Value in the Evaluation of Medical Decision-Making Capacity: A Narrative Review of Arguments. Frontiers in Psychology. 2016 May 26;7:765. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00765. eCollection 2016. Review. PMID: 27303329. Published Online

  • Heidari R.; Shaw D.M.; Elger B.S. (2016) CRISPR and the Rebirth of Synthetic Biology. Science and Engineering Ethics. 2016 Jun 20. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27325413. DOI: 10.1007/s11948-016-9768-z Published Online

  • Shaw D.M.; Elger B.S. (2016) The Ghost Collaborator. Account Res. 2016 Jun 30. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. PMID: 27359378. Published Online

  • Heidari R.; Elger B.S.; Stutzki R. (2016) On the Brink of Shifting Paradigms, Molecular Systems Engineering Ethics Needs to Take a Proactive Approach. Chimia (Aarau). 2016;70(6):449-54. DOI: 10.2533/chimia.2016.449. PMID: 27363376. Published Online

  • Ruhe K.M.; De Clercq E.; Wangmo T.; Elger B.S. (2016) Relational Capacity: Broadening the Notion of Decision-Making Capacity in Paediatric Healthcare. The Journal of Bioethical Inquiry. 2016 Jun 30. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27365104. Published Online

  • Shaw D.M.; Etter J.F.; Elger B.S. (2016) Treating tobacco companies fairly but with no leap of faith. Addiction. 2016 Aug;111(8):1335-6. DOI: 10.1111/add.13427. PMID: 27396461. Published Online

  • Shaw D.M.; Elger B.S. (2016) Publication ethics in public health emergencies. Journal of public health (Oxford, England). 2016 Jul 13. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27412178. Published Online

  • Ruhe K.M.; Wangmo T.; De Clercq E.; Badarau D.O.; Ansari M.; Kühne T.; Niggli F.; Elger B.S. (2016) Putting patient participation into practice in pediatrics-results from a qualitative study in pediatric oncology. Swiss Pediatric Oncology Group (SPOG). European Journal of Pediatrics. 2016 Sep;175(9):1147-55. DOI: 10.1007/s00431-016-2754-2. Epub 2016 Aug 1. PMID: 27480942 Published Online

  • Wangmo T.; Hauri S.; Meyer A.H.; Elger B.S. (2016) Patterns of older and younger prisoners' primary healthcare utilization in Switzerland. International Journal of Prisoner Health. 2016 Sep 12;12(3):173-84. DOI: 10.1108/IJPH-03-2016-0006. PMID: 27548019. Published Online

  • Jotterand F.; Amodio A.; Elger B.S. (2016) Patient Education as Empowerment and self-rebiasing. Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy, 2016 pp 1-9. Published Online

  • Rakic M.; Wienand I.; Shaw D.; Nast R.; Elger B.S. (2016) Autonomy and Fear of Synthetic Biology: How Can Patients’ Autonomy Be Enhanced in the Field of Synthetic Biology? A Qualitative Study with Stable Patients. Science and Engineering Ethics. 2016 May 2. DOI 10.1007/s11948-016-9786-x. Published Online

  • Satalkar P.; Elger B.S. & Shaw D. (2016) Naming it 'nano': Expert views on 'nano' terminology in informed consent forms of first-in-human nanomedicine trials. Nanomedicine (London) 2016 Apr;11(8):933-40. DOI: 10.2217/nnm-2015-0003. Epub 2016 Mar 16. PMID:26979933 Printed Online

  • Princewill C.W.; Jegede A.S.; Nordström K.; Lanre-Abass B.; Elger B.S. (2016) Factors Affecting Women's Autonomous Decision Making In Research Participation Amongst Yoruba Women Of Western Nigeria. Dev World Bioeth. DOI: 10.1111/dewb.12112. Published Online

  • Otte I.C.; Elger B.; Jung C.; Bally K.W. (2016) The utility of standardized advance directives: the general practitioners' perspective: Medicine Health Care and Philosophy. 2016 Feb. 9. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 26860626. Published Online

  • Barlevy D.; Wangmo T.; Elger B.S.; Ravitsky V. (2016) Attitudes, Beliefs, and Trends Regarding Adolescent Oncofertility. Discussions: A Systematic Literature Review. 2016 Feb 9. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26859796. Published Online

  • Satalkar P.; Elger B.S.; Shaw D.M. (2016) Challenges of clinical translation in nanomedicine: A qualitative study. Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine. Nanomedicine. 2016 Jan 6. DOI: 10.1016/j.nano.2015.12.376. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26772431. Published Online

  • McLennan S.R; Diebold M.; Rich L.E; Elger B.S. (2016) Nurses' perspectives regarding the disclosure of errors to patient: A qualitative study.  International Journal of Nursing Studies. 2016 Feb;54:16-22. DOI: 10.1016/j.jijnurstu.2014.10.001. Published Online

  • Shaw D.; Naimi-Akbar A.; Astvaldsdottir A. (2015) The Tribulations of Toothpaste Trials: Unethical Arginine Dentifrice Research. British Dental Journal. DOI:10.1038/sj.bdj.2015.950. Published Online

  • Ienca M. (2015) Neuroprivacy, neurosecurity and brain-hacking: Emerging issues in neural engineering. Bioethica Forum. 8: p 51-53. Published Online

  • Jotterand F. & Giordano J. (2015) “Real-time Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (rtfMRI)-Brain Computer Interfacing in the Assessment and Treatment of Psychopathy: Potential and Challenges” (pp. 763-781) in J. Clausen et. al. (Eds) Handbook of Neuroethics. Dordrecht: Springer. 

  • Jotterand F. & McCurdy J.L. (2015) “Transhumanism and Bioethics in the Context of Globalization” in H. ten Have (ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Bioethics. Dordrecht: Springer. Published Online

  • Jotterand F.; McCurdy J. & Elger B.S. (2015) “Cognitive Enhancers and Mental Impairment: Emerging Ethical Issues” in Rosenberg R.N. and Pascual J.M. (Eds.), Rosenberg’s Molecular and Genetic Basis of Neurological and Psychiatric Disease (Fifth Edition). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier, Inc. Published Online

  • Shaw D. (2015) A Strong Remedy to a Weak Ethical Defence of Homeopathy. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry. p 549-553 Published Online

  • Shaw D.M.; Dondorp W.; Geijsen N.; de Wert G. (2015) Creating Human Organs in Chimaera Pigs: an Ethical Source of Immunocompatible Organs? Journal Medical Ethics (IF 1.4) 2015;41:970-974. Published Online

  • Genske A.; Engel-Glatter S. (2015) Rethinking risk assessment for emerging technology first-in-human trials.Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy. p 10. DOI:/10.1007/s11019-015-9660-7 Published Online

  • McLennan S.R.; Rich L.E. & Truog R.D. (2015) Apologies in medicine: legal protection is not enough.  Canadian Medical Association Journal, accepted for publication. DOI: 10.1503/cmaj.131860. Journal Impact Factor: 6.5 Published Online

  • Wangmo T.; Handtke V.; Bretschneider W. & Elger B.S. (2015) Prisons should Mirror Society – The Debate on Age-segregated Housing for Older Prisoners. Ageing & Society p.1-20. [Epub ahead of print]. Published Online.

  • Pfeil T.A.; Laryionava K.; Reiter-Theil S.; Hiddemann W.; Winkler E.C. (2015) What keeps oncologists from addressing palliative care early on with incurable cancer patients? An active stance seems key. The Oncologist. 20: p 56-61. Published Online

  • Elger B.S.; De Clercq E. (2015) Collaborative projects involving research biobanks – ethical and legal aspects of data protection.Bioethica Forum. 8: p 6-10. Published Online

  • Shaw D.M. (2015) Organ Donation is the Right Decision.Intensive Care Medicine. p 1487-8 Published Online

  • Wasserman D.; Hoven C.W.; Wasserman C.; Wall M.; Kelleher I.; Eisenberg R.; Sarchiapone M.; Hadlaczky G.; Apter A.; Balazs J.; Bobes J.; Brunner R.; Corcoran R.; Cosman D.; Guillemin F.; Haring C.; Iosue M.; Kaess M.; Kahn J.-P.; Keeley H.; Musa G.; Nemes B.; Postuvan V.; Saiz P.; Reiter-Theil S.; Varnik A.; Varnik P.; Carli V. (2015) School-based Suicide Preventive Programs: the SEYLE cluster-randomised, controlled trial. The Lancet. 2015 April 18: p 1536-44. DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61213-7. Epub 2015 Jan 9 Published Online

  • Gennet É. (2015) Retour sur la réforme des essais cliniques en droit de l’Union européenne. In: Brosset, Estelle (ed(s).). Droit européen et protection de la santé. Bilan et perspectives. Bruxelles: Bruylant, p 221-242.

  • Jotterand F. (2015) Moral Strangers, Proceduralism, and Moral Consensus. In: Rasmussen L.; Iltis A.; Cherry M. (ed(s).). At the Foundations of Bioethics and Biopolitics: Critical Essays on the Thought of H. Tristram Engelhard, Jr. Dordrecht: Springer p. 201-213 Published Online

  • Cutas D. & Shaw D.M. (2015) Writers Blocked: On the wrongs of research Co-Authorship and Some possible strategies for Improvement. Science and Engineering Ethics (IF 1.5), 2014, Online early. DOI: 10.1007/s11948-014-9606-0 Published Online

  • Hollwich S.; Franke I.; Riecher-Rössler A.; Reiter-Theil S. (2015) Therapist-client sex in psychotherapy: attitudes of professionals and students towards ethical arguments. Swiss Medical Weekly 145: p w14099. Published Online

  • Ruhe K.M. & Elger B.S.; Wangmo T. (2015) “Chemo-Knights” and “Radio-Robby”: Provision of information in pediatric oncology. Cancer Nursing, 39:2. Published Online.

  • Cabrera Trujillo L.S. & Engel-Glatter S. (2015) Human–Animal Chimera: A Neuro Driven Discussion? Comparison of Three Leading European Research Countries. Science and Engineering Ethics. DOI 10.1007/s11948-014-9556-6. Published Online

  • Badarau D.O.; Wangmo T.; Ruhe K.M.; Miron I.; Colita A.; Dragomir M.; Schildmann J.; Elger B.S. (2015) Parents’ challenges and physicians’ tasks in disclosing cancer to children. A qualitative interview study and reflections on professional duties in pediatric oncology. Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 2015 Jul 24. DOI: 10.1002/pbc.25680. Published Online

  • McLennan S.R.; Engel-Glatter S.; Meyer A.H.; Schwappach D.L.B.; Scheidegger D.H.; Elger, B.S. (2015) Disclosing and reporting medical errors: Cross-sectional survey of Swiss anaesthesiologists. European Journal of Anesthesiology. July; 32(7): 471–476. DOI: 10.1097. Published Online

  • McLennan S.R.; Engel-Glatter S.; Meyer A.H.; Schwappach D.L.B.; Scheidegger D.H. & Elger B.S. (2015) The impact of medical errors on Swiss anaesthesiologists: a cross-sectional survey. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. DOI: 10.1111/aas.12517. Published Online

  • Moschetti K.; Stadelmann P.; Wangmo T.; Holly A.; Wasserfallen J-B.; Elger B.S. & Gravier B. (2015) Disease profiles of detainees in the Canton of Vaud in Switzerland: Gender and age differences in substance abuse, mental health and chronic health conditions. BMC Public Health, 15, 872. DOI:  10.1186/s12889-015-2211-6 Published Online.

  • Kazemian A.; Berg I.B.; Finkel C.; Yazdani S.; Zeilhofer H.F.; Jürgens P.; Reiter-Theil S. (2015) How Much Dentists are Ethically Concerned about Overtreatment; a Vignette-Based Survey in Switzerland. BMC Medical Ethics. p 8. Published Online

  • Dalle Ave A.L.; Gardiner D.; Shaw D.M. (2015) Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation of Brain-Dead Organ Donors: a Literature Review and Suggestions for Practise. Transplantation Int. 2015 June 13. DOI: 10.1111/tri.12623. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Shaw D.M.; Etter J.F.; Elger B.S. (2015) Should academic journals publish e-cigarette research linked to tobacco companies? Addiction. 2015 Sept 28. DOI: 10.1111/add.13067 Published Online

  • Satalkar P.; Elger B.S.; Shaw D.M. (2015) Defining nano, nanotechnology and nanomedicine: Why should it matter? Science and Engineering Ethics. p.10. DOI: 10.1007/s11948-015-9705-6. Published Online

  • Cabrera L.Y.; Elger B.S. (2015) Memory Interventions in the Criminal Justice System: Some Practical Ethical Considerations. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry. 2015 Dec 29. PMID: 26715046. Published Online

  • Ruhe K.M; Badarau D.O.; Brazzola P.; Hengartner H.; Elger B.S.; Wangmo T. (2015) Participation in pediatric oncology: views of child and adolescent patients. Swiss Pediatric Oncology Group (SPOG). Psychooncology. 2015 Dec 17. DOI: 10.1002/pon.4053. PMID: 26677126. Published Online

  • Satalkar P.; Elger B.S.; Shaw D.M. (2015) Prioritizing Healthcare Workers For Ebola Treatment: Treating Those At Greatest Risk To Confer Greatest Benefit. Developing World Bioethics. DOI: 10.1111/dewb.12079. Article first published online: 6 FEB 2015. Published Online

  • Wild V.; Carina F.; Frouzakis R.; Clarinval C.; Fässler M.; Elger B.S.; Gächter T.; Leu A.; Spirig R:; Kleinknecht M.; Radovanovic D.; Mouton Dore C.; Burnand B:; Vader J.P; Januel J.M; Biller-Andorno N. (2015) Assessing the impact of DRGs on patient care and professional practise in Switzerland (IDoC) - a potential model for monitoring and evaluating healthcare reform. Swiss Medical Weekly. 2015 Feb;145:w14034. DOI: 10.4414/smw.2015.14034. Published Online

  • Shaw D.; Elger B.S. (2015) Improving public health by respecting autonomy: using social science research to enfranchise vulnerable prison populations. Preventive Medicine. 2015 May;74:21-3. DOI: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2015.01.024. Published Online

  • Hasselmann O.; Elger B.S. (2015) Ethik und Genetik – Eine herausfordernde Beratungsaufgabe für die Neuropädiatrie. Official Journal of the Academy of Education of the Society for Neuropaediatrics. 14: p 94.

  • Wangmo T.; Meyer A.; Bretschneider W.; Handtke V.; Kressig R.W.; Gravier B.; Büla C. & Elger B.S. (2015) Ageing prisoners’ disease burden: Is being old a better predictor than time served in prison? Gerontology. Epub 03.12.14. Published Online

  • Colledge F.; Elger B.S. (2015) Getting a Fair Share: Attitudes and Perceptions of Biobank Stakeholders Concerning the Fairness of Sample Sharing. Bioethics. 2015 Jul;29(6):424-30. DOI 10.1111/bioe.12134. Published Online

  • Wangmo T.; Meyer A.; Handtke V.; Bretschneider W.; Page J.; Sommer J.; Stuckelberger A.; Aebi M. & Elger B.S. (2015) Aging prisoners in Switzerland: An analysis of their health care utilization. Journal of Aging and Health. Epub 06.07.15. Published Online.

  • Handtke V.; Bretschneider W. (2014) Will I stay or can I go? Assisted suicide in prison. Journal of Public Health Policy, DOI:10.1057/jphp.2014.43. Published Online

  • McLennan S.R.; Shaw D; Leu A; Elger B.S. (2015) Professional liability insurance and medical error disclosure. Swiss Medical Weekly 2015 July 7; DOI: 10.4414/smw.2015.14164. Published Online

  • Gennet É.; Andorno R. & Elger B.S (2015) Does the new EU Regulation on clinical trials adequately protect vulnerable research participants? Health Policy, 119;2015:925-931. Published Online

  • Handtke V.; Bretschneider W.; Elger B.S.; Wangmo T. (2015) Easily forgotten: Elderly Female Prisoners. Journal of Aging Studies, 32, 1-11. Published Online

  • Elger B.S; Handtke V.; Wangmo T. (2015) Paternalistic breaches of confidentiality in prison: mental health professionals' attitudes and justifications. Journal of Medical Ethics. 2015 Jun;41(6):496-500. DOI: 10.1136/medethics-2013-101981. Published Online

  • Elger B.S.; Handtke V. & Wangmo T.; Informing patients about limits to confidentiality: A qualitative interview study in prisons. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry. 41, 50-57.2015 Jul-Aug;41:50-7. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijlp.2015.03.007. Epub 2015 Apr 7 Published Online

  • McLennan S.R.; Engel-Glatter S.; Meyer A.H.; Schwappach D.L.B.; Scheidegger D.H.; Elger B.S. (2015) Disclosing and reporting medical errors: Cross-sectional survey of Swiss anaesthesiologists. European Journal of Anesthesiology. July; 32(7): 471–476. DOI: 10.1097/EJA.0000000000000236. Published Online

  • Ruhe K.M.; Wangmo T.; Badarau D.O.; Elger B.S.; Niggli F. (2014) Decision-making capacity of children and adolescents - suggestions for advancing the concept's implementation in pediatric healthcare. European Journal of Pediatrics, November 2014. DOI: 10.1007/s00431-014-2462-8. Published Online

  • Otte I.; Jung C.; Elger B.S.; Bally K. (2014) Advance directives and the impact of timing. A qualitative study with Swiss general practitioners; Swiss Medical Weekly; October 2014. DOI:10.4414/smw.2014.14035. Published Online

  • Special issue on "Ethical Dilemmas in Prisoner Care". Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 2014, Guest editors: Wangmo T.; Shaw D.M.; Elger B.S. Published Online

  • Bretschneider W.; Elger B.S. (2014) Expert Perspectives on Western European Prison Health Services: Do Ageing Prisoners Receive Equivalent Care?. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry. DOI: 10.1007/s11673-014-9547-y. Published Online

  • Shaw D.M.; Elger B.S. (2014) Putting patients on research ethics committees. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. 2014 Aug 1;107(8):304-307. Published Online

  • Wangmo T.; Ruiz G.; Sinclair J.; Mangin P. & Elger B.S. (2014) The investigations of deaths in custody: An analysis of problems and prospects. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine 25C, pp. 30-37. DOI: 10.1016/j.jflm.2014.04.009. Published Online

  • Wangmo T.; Handtke V.; Elger B.S. (2014) Disclosure of Past Crimes: An Analysis of Mental Health Professionals’ Attitudes toward Breaching Confidentiality. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry. Published Online

  • Ruiz G.; Wangmo T.; Mutzenberg P.; Sinclair J.; Elger B.S. (2014) Understanding death in prison: A Case for a Comprehensive Definition. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, June 2014. Published Online

  • Schmidlin E.; Elger B.S.; McLennan S. (2014) Assisted suicide in Switzerland: where have we come from and where are we going? European Journal of Palliative Care, 21(2), 61-65. Published Online

  • Ruhe K.M.; Badarau D.O.; Elger B.S.; Wangmo T. (2014) End-of-Life Decision Making in Pediatrics: Literature Review on Children's and Adolescents' Participation. DOI: 10.1080/23294515.2013.877097. Published Online

  • Shaw D.; Elger B.S.; Colledge F. (2014) What is a biobank? Differing definitions among biobank stakeholders. DOI: 10.1111/cge.12268. Institute for Biomedical Ethics, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland. Published Online

  • Shaw D.; Elger B.S. (2013) Persuading bereaved families to permit organ donation. Intensive Care Medicine. 2014 Jan; 40(1):96-8. DOI: 10.1007/s00134-013-3096-4. Epub 2013 Sep 27. Published Online

  • Shaw D.M.; Elger B.S. (2013) Radiation disasters: an international biobank plan is vital. Lancet Oncology. 2013 Oct; 14(11):1042-3. DOI: 10.1016/S1470-2045(13)70427-3. Published Online

  • Colledge F.M; Elger B.S.; Shaw D.M. (2013) "Conferring authorship": biobank stakeholders' experiences with publication credit in collaborative research. PLoS One. 2013 Sep 30; 8(9):e76686. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0076686. Published Online

  • Shaw D.; Elger B. (2013) The role of persuasion-reply. The Journal of the American Medical Association. 2013 Aug 14;310(6):647. DOI: 10.1001/jama.2013.8525. Published Online

  • Satalkar P. and Shaw D. (2013) Not Fit for Purpose: The Ethical Guidelines of the Indian Council of Medical Research. Developing World Bioethics. DOI: 10.1111/dewb.12036 Published Online

  • Bijlenga P.; Ebeling C.; Jaegersberg M.; Summers P.; Rogers A.; Waterworth A.; Iavindrasana J.; Macho J.; Pereira V.M.; Bukovics P.; Vivas E.; Sturkenboom M.C.; Wright J.; Friedrich C. M.; Frangi A.; Byrne J.; Schaller K.; Rufenacht D.; @neurIST Investigators (2013): Risk of rupture of small anterior communicating artery aneurysms is similar to posterior circulation aneurysms. Stroke. 2013 Nov;44(11):3018-26. DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.113.001667. Epub 2013 Jul 30. Published Online

  • McLennan S.; Engel S.; Ruhe K.; Leu A.; Schwappach D.; Elger B.S: Implementation status of error disclosure standards reported by Swiss hospitals. Swiss Medical Weekly. 2013 Jul 7;143:w13820. DOI: 10.4414/smw.2013.13820. Published Online

  • Ritter C.; Broers B.; Elger B.S.: Cannabis use in a Swiss male prison: Qualitative study exploring detainees' and staffs' perspectives. International Journal of Drug Policy. 2013 Jun 14. DOI:pii: S0955-3959(13)00075-3. 10.1016/j.drugpo.2013.05.001. Published Online

  • Hertig S.G.; Cavalli S.; Burton-Jeangros C.; Elger B.S.: 'Doctor; what would you do in my position?' Health professionals and the decision-making process in pregnancy monitoring. Journal of Medical Ethics. 2013 Mar 29. Published Online

  • Hurst S.A.; Becerra M.; Perrier A.; Perron N.J.; Cochet S.; Elger B.S.: Including patients in resuscitation decisions in Switzerland: from doing more to doing better. Journal of Medical Ethics. 2013 Mar;39(3):158-65. DOI: 10.1136/medethics-2012-100699. Epub 2012 Nov 8. Published Online

  • Bruggen M.C.; Eytan A.; Gravier B.; Elger B.S.: Medical and legal professionals' attitudes towards confidentiality and disclosure of clinical information in forensic settings: a survey using case vignettes. Medicine, Science and the Law. 2013 Jul;53(3):132-48. DOI: 10.1258/msl.2012.012045. Epub 2013 Mar 14. Published Online

  • Ritter C.; Elger B.S.: Second-hand tobacco smoke in prison: tackling a public health matter through research. Public Health. 2013 Feb;127(2):119-24. DOI: 10.1016/j.puhe.2012.11.002. Epub 2013 Jan 15. Published Online

  • Shaw D.M.; Elger B.S. (2013) The relevance of relevance in research. Swiss Medical Weekly. 143:w13792, DOI:10.4414/smw.2013.13792. Published Online

  • Shaw D.M.; Elger B.S. (2013) Evidence-Based Persuasion: An Ethical Imperative, Journal of the American Medical Association ():1-2. DOI:10.1001/jama.2013.2179. Published Online

  • Bretschneider W.; Elger B.S.; Wangmo T. (2013) 'Ageing Prisoners’ Health Care: Analysing the Legal Settings in Europe and the United States. Gerontology. 2013;59(3):267-75. DOI: 10.1159/000345333. Epub 2012 Dec 5.  PDF

  • Handtke V.; Bretschneider W.; Wangmo T.; Elger B.S. (2012) Facing the challenges of an increasingly ageing prison population in Switzerland: In search of ethically acceptable solutions. Bioethica Forum. 5(4):134-141

  • Elger B.S.: Autonomie und Macht – Medizinethik im Gefängnis. Studia Philosophica 2011 (forthcoming). ISBN 978-3-7965-2766-1

  • Elger B.S.; Cabrera L.: Ethical ways to increase donation of hematopoietic stem cells. Bioethica Forum. Vol 5. (3): 92-99

  • Poletti P.A.; Canel L.; Becker C.D.; Wolff H.; Elger B.S.; Lock E.; Sarasin F.; Bonfanti M.S.; Dupuis-Lozeron E.; Perneger T.; Platon A. (2012) Screening of Illegal Intracorporeal Containers ("Body Packing"): Is Abdominal Radiography Sufficiently Accurate? A Comparative Study with Low-Dose CT. Radiology. 2012 Dec;265(3):772-9. DOI: 10.1148/radiol.12112767. Epub 2012 Sep 5. PMID: 22952384. Link

  • Etter J.F.; Ritter C.; Christie D.H.; Kunz M.; Rieder J.P.; Humair J.P.; Wolff H.; Eytan A.; Wahl C.; Elger B.S: Implementation and impact of anti-smoking interventions in three prisons in the absence of appropriate legislation. Preventive Medicine. 2012 Nov;55(5):475-81. DOI: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2012.08.010. Epub 2012 Aug 27. PMID: 22971458. Link

  • Bruggen M.C.; Eytan A.; Gravier B.; Elger B.S.: Medical and legal professionals' attitudes towards confidentiality and disclosure of clinical information in forensic settings: a survey using case vignettes. Medicine, Science and the Law. 2012 Oct 5. PMID: 23041835. Link

  • Elger B.S. (2012) "Proceed with diligence". Journal of Medical Ethics. 2012 Sep;38(9):529-30; discussion 533-4. DOI: 10.1136/medethics-2012-100671. Epub 2012 Jul 5 (Free article here) PMID: 22767538. No abstract available

  • Ritter C.; Elger B.S.: "Prevalence of positive tuberculosis skin tests during 5 years of screening in a Swiss remand prison". International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2012 Jan;16(1):65-9 (IF: 2.6). PMED 22236848. Link

  • Ritter C.; Huynh C.K.; Etter J.F.; Elger B.S.: Exposure to tobacco smoke before and after a partial smoking ban in prison: indoors air quality measures. Tobacco Control. 2011 Aug 11 (IF: 3.1). PMED: 21836161. Published Online

  • Elger B.S.: "Prison medicine, public health policy and ethics: the Geneva experience". Swiss Medical Weekly. 2011 Nov 7 (IF 1.8); 141:w13273. DOI: 10.4414/smw.2011.13273. Free article here. PMED: 22057648

  • Mutzenberg P.; Mangin P.; Elger B.S.: Le droit de recours en matière d'autopsie médico-légales, accepted by Médecine et droit, May 2011. DOI: 10.1016/j.meddro.2012.08.001. Published Online

  • Elger B.S.: Médecine humanitaire dans les lieux de détention. Rivista per le medical humanities Nr 17, 2011, Vol. 5:69-78

  • Ritter C.; Stöver H.; Levy M.; Elger B.S.: Smoking in prisons: the need for effective and acceptable interventions. Accepted by J Public Health Policy, proofs received November 2010. Journal of Public Health Policy 2011;32(1):32-45. Epub 2010 Dec 16 (IF: 1.6). PMED: 21160535. Link

  • Steiner A.S.; Haller D.M.; Elger B.S.; Sebo P.; Gaspoz J.M.; Wolff H.: Chlamydia trachomatis infection in a Swiss prison: a cross sectional study, Swiss Medical Weekly 2010 Nov 18 (IF: 1.8, SC: 1). PMED: 21086203. Published Online

  • Becerra M.; Hurst S.A.; Junod Perron N.; Cochet S.; Elger B.S: "Do not attempt resuscitation" and "Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation" in an inpatient setting: factors influencing physicians' decisions in Switzerland. Gerontology. 2011;57(5):414-21, Epub ahead of print: 2010 Nov 23 (IF: 2.3) Published Online

  • Michaud K.; Mangin P.; Elger B.S.: Genetic analysis of sudden cardiac death victims: where do we stand? A survey of current forensic autopsy practices. International Journal of Legal Medicine (best IF journal in legal medicine) 2011;125(3):359-66. Epub 2010 Jun 11 (IF: 2.9, SC: 1). Published Online

  • Junod V.; Elger B.S.: Retrospective research: What are the ethical and legal requirements. Swiss Medical Weekly 2010 Jul 25 (IF: 1.8). Published Online

  • Elger B.S.: Ethische Prinzipien der Forschung mit Personen in Unfreiheit. Bioethica Forum 2009;2:66-73.

  • Elger B.S. Iavindrasana, J; Lo, Iaconno L; Müller, H; Roduit, N; Summers P; Wright, J: Health Data Depersonalisation for Prospective Research in the Life Sciences. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine 2010 Sept;99(3):230-51. Epub 2010 Jan 20 (IF: 1.2, SC: 1)

  • Michaud K.; Fellmann, F; Abriel, H; Beckmann, J S; Mangin, P; Elger, B: Molecular autopsy of sudden cardiac death or how forensic autopsy may be beneficial for relatives: the Swiss Cardiogene collaboration. Swiss Medical Weekly 2009 Dec 12;139(49-50):712-8 (IF: 1.3)

  • Elger B.S.; Michaud, K; Fellmann-F; Mangin, P: Sudden death: ethical and legal problems of genetic testing for hereditary cardiac diseases. Clinical Genetics. 2009 Oct 23. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Elger B.S.: Violations of medical confidentiality: opinions of Swiss physicians.  British Journal of General Practice. 2009 Oct;59(567):344-52 (IF: 2.3)

  • Elger B.S.; Spaulding A.: Research on prisoners – a comparison between the IOM committee recommendations (2006) and European regulations (accepted by Bioethics, June 24, 2009)

  • Capron A.M.; Mauron A.; Elger B.S.;Boggio A.; Ganguli Mitra A.; Biller-Andorno N.: Ethical norms and the international governance of genetic databases and biobanks: Findings from an International Study. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal. 2009 Jun;19(2):101-24 (IF 0.7, 5-year impact factor 2008: 1.12)

  • Elger B.S.: Factors influencing attitudes towards medical confidentiality among Swiss physicians. Journal of Medical Ethics. 2009 Aug;35(8):517-24

  • Elger B.S.; Michaud K.; Mangin P.: When general information can save lives: the duty to warn relatives about sudden cardiac death and environmental risks (accepted March 18, 2009 by The Hastings Center Report)

  • Elger B.S.; Sekera E.: Prospective evaluation of insomnia in prison using the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index. Which are the factors predicting insomnia? International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice 2009;13(3):206 – 217 (IF: 0.41)

  • Issenhuth-Scharly G.; Epiney M.; Manaï D.; Elger B.S.: L'information et la gestion des risques dans le suivi de la grossesse lors du 1er trimestre : quelques réflexions sur le défi éthique et le cadre légal en Suisse. Médecine & Droit 2009 ; 96 :94-99

  • Elger B.S.: Prison life: television, sports, work, stress and insomnia in a remand prison (Int J Law Psychiatry. 2009 Feb 6. [Epub ahead of print], IF: 0.8). Final publication: International Journal of Law and Psychiatry 2009;32:74-83

  • Elger B.S.; Hofner M.C.; Mangin P.: Research involving biological material from forensic autopsies: legal and ethical issues from a European perspective. Pathobiology 2009;76(1):1-10, IF 1.5)

  • Elger B.S.: Prisoners' insomnia: to treat or not to treat? Medical decision making in places of detention. Medicine, Science and the Law. 2008 Oct;48(4):307-16 (IF 0.5).

  • Elger B.S.: Response to Douglas and Goold [for the American Medical Association's Council for Ethical and Judicial Affairs who wrote a comment to B. Elger's article «Medical ethics in correctional health care»] Journal of Clinical Ethics 2008; 19(3):271-273 (IF 0.5)

  • Elger B.S.: Medical ethics in correctional health care: an international comparison of guidelines. J Clin Ethics 2008; 19(3): 234-48, (IF 0.5). [The journal accepted the article and decided to dedicate the entire journal issue to B. Elger's article which is followed by different other articles addressing the subject of ethics in correctional health care and the points made by B. Elger]

  • Elger B.S.: Towards Equivalent Health Care of Prisoners: European Soft Law and Public Health Policy in Geneva. Journal of Public Health Policy. 2008; 29(2):192-206. (IF: 1.4, 2007, 5-year impact factor 2008: 1.6; SC: 1)

  • Elger B.S.: Research involving prisoners: consensus and controversies in international and European regulations. Bioethics. 2008; 22(4): 224-38 (IF: 1.2, 5-year impact factor 2008: 1.73)

  • Elger B.S.: Kritische Analyse der Reglementierung von Biobanken im Vorentwurf des Bundesgesetzes über die Forschung am Menschen. Bioethica Forum 2006; 49: 42-45

  • Elger B.S.; Caplan A.L.: Consent and anonymization in research involving biobanks: Differing terms and norms present serious barriers to an international framework. European Molecular Biology Organization Rep. 2006 Jul;7(7):661-6 (IF: 10.5 at submission, SC: 8)

  • Elger B.S.; Harding T.W.: Should children and adolescents be tested for Huntington's disease? Attitudes of future lawyers and physicians in Switzerland. Bioethics. 2006; 20: 158-67. (IF: 1.2; 5-year impact factor 2008: 1.73)

  • Elger B.S.: Attitudes of future lawyers and psychologists to the use of genetic testing for criminal behaviour. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 2005; 14: 329-45 ( IF: 0.7)

  • Elger B.S.; Harding T.W.: Avoidable breaches of confidentiality: a study among students of medicine and of law. Medical Education 2005; 39: 333-7. (IF: 2.6, SC: 5)

  • Elger B.S.; Harding T.W.: Teaching changes attitudes to genetic testing for aggressive behaviour. Medical Law International 2004; 6: 1-19

  • Elger B.S.: Management and evolution of insomnia among non substance abusers in a Swiss remand prison. Swiss Medical Weekly 2004; 134: 486-99 (IF: 1.5 at submission, 1.3 in 2007, SC: 3).

  • Elger B.S.; Harding T.W.: Compliance with the wishes of competent patients among future physicians and lawyers: is paternalism a predictable individual or group specific trait? Medical Teacher 2004; 26: 458-62. (IF: 1.2, SC: 1)

  • Elger B.S.: Prevalence, types and possible causes of insomnia in a Swiss remand prison. European Journal of Epidemiology. 2004; 19: 665-77 (IF: 1.7, SC: 5)

  • Elger B.S.; Bindschedler M.; Goehring C.; Antonini Revaz S.: Evaluation of drug prescription at the Geneva prison's outpatient service in comparison to an urban outpatient medical service. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 2004; 13: 633-44 (IF: 2.5, SC: 2)

  • Elger B.S.: Does insomnia in prison improve? Prospective study of insomnia among remanded prisoners in Geneva using the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index. Medicine, Science and the Law 2003; 43: 334-44 (IF: 0.5, SC: 3)

  • Elger B.S.; Harding T.W.: Should a suicidal patient with Huntington's disease be hospitalised against her will? Attitudes among future physicians and lawyers and discussion of ethical issues. General Hospital Psychiatry 2004; 26: 136-44 (IF: 2.1, SC: 2)

  • Elger B.; Harding T.W.: Huntington's disease: do future physicians and lawyers think eugenically? Clinical Genetics. 2003; 64: 1-12 (IF: 3.2, SC: 1)

  • Elger B.S.; Chevrolet J.C.: Attitudes of health care workers towards waking a terminally ill patient in the intensive care unit for treatment decisions. Intensive Care Medicine. 2003; 29: 487-90 (IF: 4.6, SC: 3)

  • Elger B.S.: Ethik im klinischen Alltag - das Beispiel der Prognoseaufklärung. Medizinische Klinik 2002; 97: 533-40 (IF: 0.3, SC: 1)

  • Elger B.S.; Harding T.W.: Terminally ill patients and Jehovah's Witnesses: teaching acceptance of patients' refusals of vital treatments. Medical Education 2002; 36: 479-88 (IF: 2.6, SC: 6)

  • Elger B.S.; Harding T.W.: Should cancer patients be informed about their diagnosis and prognosis? Future doctors and lawyers differ. Journal of Medical Ethics 2002; 28: 258-65 (IF: 1.1, SC: 12)

  • Elger B.S.; Goehring C.; Revaz S.A.; Morabia A.: Prescription of hypnotics and tranquilisers at the Geneva prison's outpatient service in comparison to an urban outpatient medical service. Soz Praventivmed 2002; 47: 39-43 (IF: 0.8 at submission, SC: 5)

  • Elger B.S.; Chevrolet J.C.: Beneficence today, or autonomy (maybe) tomorrow? Case study with commentaries, Hastings Center Report 2000; 30: 18-19 (IF: 1.5, SC: 3)

  • Elger B.S.; Harding T.W.: Pediatric forum: genetic testing of adolescents: is it in their best interest? Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine 2000; 154: 850-2 (IF: 3.7, SC: 1)

  • Elger B.S.; Harding T.W.: Testing adolescents for a hereditary breast cancer gene (BRCA1): respecting their autonomy is in their best interest. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine 2000; 154: 113-119 (IF: 4.0, SC: 26)

  • Elger B.S.: Pränatale Diagnostik hereditärer Tumoren: Die ethische Kontroverse am Beispiel des BRCA1-Gens. Medizinische Genetik 1998; 10: 238-241

  • Elger B.S.: L'information du patient oncologique dans un service hospitalier de médecine interne. Cahiers médico-sociaux 1995; 39: 391-400

  • Lohse M.J.; Elger B.S.; Lindenborn-Fotinos J.; Klotz K.N.; Schwabe U.: Separation of solubilized A2 adenosine receptors of human platelets from non-receptor (3H)NECA binding sites by gel filtration. Naunyn-Schmiedebergs-Arch-Pharmacol 1988; 337: 64-68 (IF: 2.1, SC: 86)

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Case reports in scientific journals with peer review

  • Beauverd Y.; Poletti P.A.; Wolff H.; Ris F.; Dumonceau J.M.; Elger B.S.: A body-packer with a cocaine bag stuck in the stomach. World Journal of Radiology. 2011 Jun 28;3(6):155-8, DOI: 10.4329/wjr.v3.i6.155 Published Online

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Review articles in scientific journals with peer review

  • Elger B.S.: Insomnia in places of detention: a review of the most recent research findings. Medicine, Science and the Law. 2007 Jul;47(3):191-9 (IF: 0.5, SC: 1). Published Online

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Book reviews in scientific journals with peer review

  • Elger B.S.: Review of M. Steinmann, P. Sykora and U. Wiesing (Eds.): Altruism Reconsidered; Exploring New Approaches to Property in Human Tissue, London, Ashgate (Series: Medical Law and Ethics) 2009. In: Asian Bioethics Review 2010; 2(4): 342-346.

  • Elger B.S.: Review of G. Böhme, W.R. La Fleur, S. Shimazono (Eds.): Fragwürdige Medizin. Unmoralische Forschung in Deutschland, Japan und den USA im 20. Jahrhundert. Kultur der Medizin, Band 23; 302 S. Frankfurt/New York: Campus Verlag, 2008. In: Gesnerus 2009; 66; 310-311.

  • Elger B.S.: Review of Matti Häyry, Ruth Chadwick, Vilhjálmur Arnason and Gardar Arnason (eds). The Ethics and Governance of Human Genetic Databases. European Perspectives. Cambridge University Press, 2007. In: Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy (Med Health Care and Philos) 2008; 11: 363–364.

  • Elger B.S.: Review of V. Roelcke and G. Maio (eds.): Twentieth century ethics of human subjects research: historical perspectives on values, practices, and regulations; 361 pp. Stuttgart, Franz Steiner Verlag, 2004. In: Gesnerus 2007; 64: 312-313.

  • Elger B.S.: Review of "Kolb S, Medizin und Gewissen. Wenn Würde ein Wert würde…Eine Dokumentation über den internationalen IPPNW-Kongress Erlangen 24.-27. Mai 2001". In: Gesnerus 2003; 60: 119-120.

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Revised version submitted

  • Ritter C.; Elger B.S: Second-hand tobacco smoke in prison: tackling a public health matter through research, revised version sent to Public Health.

  • Cavalli S.; Gouilhers S.; Burton-Jeangros C.; Elger B.S.: “Doctor, what would you do in my position?” Health professionals and the decision-making process in pregnancy monitoring. Revised version submitted to the J Medical Ethics.

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Articles under submission in scientific journals with peer review (selected examples)

  • Elger B, Ritter C: Barriers to TB screening in prison. Submitted to Scan J Public Health.

  • Ritter C, Broers B, Elger BS: Cannabis consumption in prison. A qualitative study. Submitted to Addiction.

  • Ritter C, Elger BS: Smoking policy in prison. Submitted to the Am J Public Health.

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Original articles in other scientific journals

  • Ritter C.; Stöver H.; Elger B.S.: Rauchen in Gefängnissen: von der Forschung zu Lösungsstrategien. Suchtmagazin 2012;3-4:23-32.

  • Elger B.S.: Das Arztgeheimnis. Le secret médical: Schweiz Med Forum 2011;11:1-4.

  • Gravier B.; Wolff H.; Sprumont D.; Ricou B.; Kind C.; Eytan A.; Zimmermann-Acklin M.; Raggenbass R.; Elger B.S.; Slama H.; Wälti-Bolliger M.; Weiss P.; Bischoff T.; Pezzoli V.; Gauthey M.; Bosshard G.; Giannakopoulos P.; Gaspoz J.M.; Mauron A.; Suter P.; de Haller J.; Hurst S.: Zwangsernährung widerspricht dem ärztlichen Berufsethos – welche Aufgabe haben Ärzte und Pflegefachkräfte? Ein Hungerstreik ist eine Protesthandlung. Schweizerische Ärztezeitung 2010;91: 39: 1521-1525.

  • De Haller J. (FMH); Théraulaz P. (SBK); Suter P. (SAMW); Kind C. (ZEK); Gravier B. (KSG); Schneider Grünenfelder A. (FGSJ); Elger B.S.; Gaspoz J.M.; Giannakopoulos P. et al.: Declaration in SAEZ zu hunger strike: Zum Entscheid des Bundesgerichtes vom 26. August 2010. Hungerstreik im Gefängnis. Schweizerische Ärztezeitung 2010;91: 39: 1518-1520.

  • Gaggioli G.; Elger B.S: Investigating death in custody. The need for guidelines. Correctional psychologist, 2010 (in press).

  • Ritter C.; Wahl C.; Elger B.S: La santé publique à l'interface des parcours de vie : l'exemple du tabac en milieu carcéral. Dépendances 39, december 2009, 11-14.

  • Elger B.S.; Tidball-Binz M.; Mangin P.: Mort en détention: Vers un cadre international d'investigation et de prévention. Rev Med Suisse May 2009, suppl. (450 anniversary of the University of Geneva issue): S41-S43.

  • Damsa C.; Lazignac C.; Groza G.; Poenaru L.; Elger B.S: Troubles paniques: Du diagnostic différentiel vers une prise en charge en médecine de premier recours. Rev Med Suisse 2009;5:S17-S18.

  • Haller D.M.; Elger B.S; Slama S.; Wolff H.: Médecine pénitentiaire: une porte d'accès au réseau de soins communautaires. Rev Med Suisse. 2007 Sep 26;3(126):2171-4.

  • Elger B.S.: Persönlichkeits- und Datenschutz: die irreversible Anonymisierung als ethisches Dilemma. Schweizerische Ärztezeitung 2005; 86: 2465-2467. Elger B : La protection de la personnalité et des données: l'anonymisation irréversible comme dilemme éthique. Les directives «Biobanques» de l'Académie Suisse des Sciences Médicales. Schweizerische Ärztezeitung 2005; 86:2510-2512.

  • Sebo P.; Guilbert P.; Elger B.S; Bertrand D.: Le jeûne de protestation : un défi inhabituel pour le médecin. Médecine & Hygiène 2508 (08/12/2004).

  • Iten A.; Gravier B.; Elger B.S.: Difficultés rencontrées lors de la prise en charge médicale de patients vivant en milieu carcéral. Médecine et Hygiène 2003; 61: 928-35.

  • Elger B.; Mauron A.: Tests génétiques: aspects éthiques et juridiques. Médecine et Hygiène 2002; 60: 761-66.

  • Elger B.S.: Protectionnisme versus l'autonomie bien dosée: quel est le meilleur intérêt de l'adolescent? Controverse en éthique sur le thème de "La médecine prédictive et les enfants", Médecine et Hygiène 1998; 56: 490-493.

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Books

  • Demko D. (Herausgeber); Elger B.S. (Herausgeber); Jung C. (Herausgeber); Pfleiderer G.(Herausgeber): Umweltethik interdisziplinär. Mohr Siebeck, März 2016

  • Elger B.S; Biller-Andorno N.; Rütsche B. (eds.): Ethik und Recht in Medizin und Biowissenschaften – aktuelle Fallbeispiele aus klinischer Praxis und Forschung, De Gruyter 2014. Published online

  • Manai D.; Burton Jeangros C.; Elger B.S. (eds.) : Information et gestion des risques – regards juridiques, sociologiques et éthiques sur la grossesse. Staempfli, Bern 2010.

  • Elger B.S.: Ethical issues of human genetic databases. A challenge to classical health research ethics? (Ashgate, London-New-York 2010). Award "Prix Bizot" 2004.

  • Elger B.S.: Le paternalisme médical: mythe ou réalité? Aspects philosophiques et empiriques d’un phénomène persistant. (Editions Médecine & Hygiène 2010, in press), an updated, revised text based on my doctoral thesis which has obtained the Award of the Medical Faculty, University of Geneva, Switzerland 1999, best thesis in clinical medicine.

  • Elger B.S.; Biller-Andorno N.; Mauron A.; Capron A. (eds.): Ethical issues in governing biobanks: Global Perspectives. Ashgate, London 2008.

  • Elger B.S.: Médecine prédictive et décisions procréatives et prénatales (Prix Arditi en éthique). Médecine et Hygiène, Livres Georg. Genève 1998 (Arditi Award in Ethics 1997).

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Book chapters in US textbooks, solicited by the editors

  • Elger B.S.: Prisoners as research subjects (updated article). In: Jennings B (Editor-in-Chief) Encyclopedia of Bioethics, 4th Edition, Gale-Macmillan Reference USA, 2013.

  • Hurst S.A.; Elger B.S.: Research with vulnerable persons such as children and prisoners. In Van Norman G., Jackson S., Rosenbaum S., Palmer S.: Clinical Ethics in Anesthesiology. Cambridge University Press. 2011.

  • Elger B.S.: Ethical, legal, and social issues in the genetic testing of minors (50 pages). In Kenneth P. Tercyak (ed.): Handbook of Genomics and the Family: Psychosocial Context for Children and Adolescents, Springer, NYC, 2010, p. 485-522.

  • Elger B.S.: Biobanks. In: V. Ravitzky, A. Fiester, A. Caplan. The Penn Center Guide to Bioethics. Springer 2009.

  • Elger B.S.; Chevrolet J.C.: Beneficence today, or autonomy (maybe) tomorrow? Case study with commentaries, reprinted in the 7th edition of this textbook (Steinbock et al. 2008).

  • Elger B.S.; Chevrolet J.C.: Beneficence today, or autonomy (maybe) tomorrow? Case study with commentaries, in: Steinbock B, Arras JD, London AJ (eds.): Ethical issues in modern medicine, 6th edition. McGraw Hill. London 2002, pp. 64-67. Reprint of: Elger BS, Chevrolet idem, Hastings Center Report 2000; 30: 18-19 (see Books no. 1).

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Other scientific book chapters

  • Engel S.; Bretscheider W.: Gentechnologie. In: Ethik und Recht in Medizin und Biowissenschaften – aktuelle Fallbeispiele aus klinischer Praxis und Forschung (Ethics and Law in Medinine and the Biological Sciences: Current case examples from clinical practice and reserch), Elger B.S.; Biller-Andorno N.; Rütsche B. (Hrsg.); De Gruyter 2014, ISBN: 978-3-11-028551-2

  • Elger B.S.: Management of insomnia complaints in prison. In: Levy M.; Stöver H.; Safe Prescribing of Medications for Custodial Health. Forthcoming.

  • Bollmann M.; Tidball-Binz M.; Elger B.S.; Mangin P.: in: Payne-James J.; Nuno Vieira D.; Beynon J.(eds.): Investigation of deaths in custody. Monitoring and Documenting Conditions of Detention, Custody, Torture and Ill-Treatment: a practical guide. Hodder Arnold publishers (forthcoming).

  • Leu A.; Elger B.S.: Ärztliche Schweigepflicht. In: Ethik und Recht in Medizin und Biowissenschaften – aktuelle Fallbeispiele aus klinischer Praxis und Forschung, De Gruyter 2013 (forthcoming).

  • Wangmo T.; Elger B.S.: Informierte Zustimmung. In: Ethik und Recht in Medizin und Biowissenschaften – aktuelle Fallbeispiele aus klinischer Praxis und Forschung, De Gruyter 2013 (forthcoming).

  • Elger B.S.: Advance directives in the context of imprisonment. In: Biller-Andorno N.; Brauer S.; Lack P.: Advance directives revisited. Springer 2012 (forthcoming).

  • Jung C.; Elger B.S. (2012): Teaching sustainable development and environmental ethics: the IBMB-concept of bringing theory and practical cases together. In: Potthast T.; Meisch S. (eds.): Climate change and sustainable development. Ethical perspectives on land use and food production. Wageningen Publisher 2012.

  • Elger B.S.: Ethische Grundlagen der Gefängnismedizin : Anspruch und Wirklichkeit. In: Riklin F. (Hg.): Gefängnismedizin und Strafjustiz -eine unheilvolle Verbindung? Stämpfli 2012 (forthcoming).

  • Elger B.S.: Die ärztliche Schweigepflicht im Strafvollzug – praktische, ethische und rechtliche Aspekte. Fünfte europäische Konferenz zur Gesundheitsförderung in Haft, Dokumentation der Konferenz in Hamburg, September 2010. Conrad Gmbh, Berlin, Berlin 2010.

  • Elger B.S.; Gaggioli G.: Death in Custody: Towards an International Framework for Investigation and Prevention. In: O'Brien E.; Hayes N. (eds.): Human Rights and Forensic Science, forthcoming.

  • Elger B.S.; Biller-Andorno N.: Biobanks and Research: Scientific Potential and Regulatory Challenge. In (eds.): Lenk Ch.; Sándor J.; Gordijn B. (eds.): Biobanks and tissue research - The public, the patient and the regulation. Springer 2010, The International Library of Ethics, Law and Technology, 2011, Volume 8, Part 1, 37-52, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-1673-5_3

  • Elger B.S; Gächter T.: DRGs und die Gesundheitsversorgung marginaler Gruppen. In: Wild V.; Pfister E.; Biller-Andorno N. (eds.): DRG und Ethik. EMH Verlag, Bern 2011.

  • Elger B.S.: L'autonomie des patients : entre le droit, l'éthique et la réalité. In: Manai D.; Burton Jeangros C.; Elger B.S. (eds.) : Information et gestion des risques – regards juridiques, sociologiques et éthiques sur la grossesse. Forthcoming Staempfli, Bern 2010.

  • Elger B.S.; Stöver H.; Knorr B.: Qualitätssiegel für healthy prison – Vorstellung der Charta «Gesundheitsfördernde Haftanstalten» – wie weiter? Vierte europäische Konferenz zur Gesundheitsförderung in Haft, Dokumentation der Konferenz in Wien, April 2009. Conrad Gmbh, Berlin, Berlin 2010, 127-130.

  • Elger B.S.: Akkreditierung von Gesundheitsdiensten in Gefängnissen in den USA. Akzept e.V./Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe; WIAD (Eds.): Vierte europäische Konferenz zur Gesundheitsförderung in Haft, Dokumentation der Konferenz in Wien, April 2009. Conrad Gmbh, Berlin, Berlin 2010, 87-92.

  • Elger B.S.: Tod in Haft: ein internationaler Rahmen zur Untersuchung und Prävention. Akzept e.V./Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe; WIAD (Eds.): Vierte europäische Konferenz zur Gesundheitsförderung in Haft, Dokumentation der Konferenz in Wien, April 2009, Conrad Gmbh, Berlin, Berlin 2010, 77-86.

  • Elger B.S.; Stöver H.; Weilandt C.: Leitende Gedanken in der anschliessenden Diskussion der Arbeitsgruppe «Gesundheitsfördernde Haftanstalten», in: Akzept e.V./Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe; WIAD (Eds.): Dritte europäische Konferenz zur Gesundheitsförderung in Haft, Dokumentation der Konferenz in Berlin, November 2007. Conrad Gmbh, Berlin 2008, 148-150.

  • Stöver H.; Elger B.S.: Charta «Gesundheitsfördernde Haftanstalten», in: Akzept e.V./Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe; WIAD (Eds.): Dritte europäische Konferenz zur Gesundheitsförderung in Haft, Dokumentation der Konferenz in Berlin, November 2007. Conrad Gmbh, Berlin 2008, 126-35.

  • Elger B.S.; Stöver H.: Gesundheitsfördernde Haftanstalten: Europäische Richtlinien und Genfer Praxis, in: Akzept e.V./Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe; WIAD (Eds.): Dritte europäische Konferenz zur Gesundheitsförderung in Haft, Dokumentation der Konferenz in Berlin, November 2007. Conrad Gmbh, Berlin 2008, 136-47.

  • Elger B.S.: Anonymization and Coding. In: Elger B.; Biller-Andorno N.; Mauron A.; Capron A. (eds.): Ethical issues in governing biobanks: Global Perspectives. Ashgate, London 2008, 167-188.

  • Elger B.S.: Withdrawal of consent and destruction of samples. In: Elger B.S.; Biller-Andorno N.; Mauron A.; Capron A. (eds.): Ethical issues in governing biobanks: Global Perspectives. Ashgate, London 2008, 131-166.

  • Elger B.S.: Consent to research involving human biological samples obtained during medical care. In: Elger B.S.; Biller-Andorno N.; Mauron A.; Capron A. (eds.): Ethical issues in governing biobanks: Global Perspectives. Ashgate, London 2008, 89-120.

  • Elger B.S.: Consent and use of samples. In: Elger B.S.; Biller-Andorno N.; Mauron A.; Capron A. (eds.): Ethical issues in governing biobanks: Global Perspectives. Ashgate, London 2008, 57-88.

  • Biller-Andorno N.; Boggio A.; Elger B.S.; Ganguli-Mitra A.; Capron A.; Mauron A.: Ethical issues regarding research biobanks: aims, methods, and main results of a qualitative study among international and US experts. In: Elger B.S.; Biller-Andorno N.; Mauron A.; Capron A. (eds.): Ethical issues in governing biobanks: Global Perspectives. Ashgate, London 2008, 39-56.

  • Bertrand D.; Elger B.S.; Wolff H.: L'activité médicale en milieu pénitentiaire. Médecin et droit médical. Médecine & Hygiène, third edition, Geneva 2009.

  • Elger B.S.; Mauron A.: Tests génétiques : aspects éthiques et juridiques. Médecin et droit médical. Médecine & Hygiène, third edition, Geneva 2009.

  • Elger B.S.: Gesundheitsfürsorge für Strafgefangene im Kanton Genf. In: Tag B. & Hillenkamp Th. (eds.): Intramurale Medizin im internationalen Vergleich. Gesundheitsfürsorge zwischen Heilauftrag und Strafvollzug im Schweizerischen und internationalen Diskurs. Springer, Berlin 2008, p. 49-72.

  • Guilbert P.; Sebo P.; Elger B.; Bertrand D.: Jêune de protestation. Médecine, santé et prison. Médecine & Hygiène, Geneva 2006, 369-382.

  • Bertrand D.; Elger B.S.: Interventions médicales auprès des "groupes vulnérables" et rôle d'un service médical pénitentiaire quant à l'évaluation de la capacité de détention. Médecine, santé et prison. Médecine & Hygiène, Geneva 2006, 427-436.

  • Elger B.S.: La recherche sur des personnes privées de liberté. Médecine, santé et prison. Médecine & Hygiène, Geneva 2006, 143-155.

  • Elger B.S.: Problématique éthique de l'exercice de la médecine en prison. Médecine, santé et prison. Médecine & Hygiène, Geneva 2006, 125-142.

  • Elger B.S.: Wissenschaftliche Karriere und Kinder? Eine qualitative Studie der Erfahrungen von 16 Ärztinnen an einem Universitätsspital in der französischen Schweiz: Karriere und Kind. Erfahrungsberichte von Wissenschaftlerinnen. Biller-Andorno N.; Jakovljevic A. (eds.), Campus-Verlag, Frankfurt (Main) 2005.

  • Elger B.S.; Mauron A.: A presumed-consent model for regulating informed consent of genetic research involving DNA banking (selected speaker at the 3rd DNA sampling conference, Montréal 2002), in: Populations and Genetics: Legal Socio-Ethical Perspectives, Knoppers BM (ed.), Martinus Nijhoff Publishers. Leiden/Boston 2003, 269-295.

  • Elger B.S.: Vers une bioéthique globale! in: Armleder G.; Naef G. (eds.): Genève 21ème siècle, 21 défis et 21 talents pour les relever. Editions Naef. Genève 1999, 106-109.

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Doctoral Thesis

  • Elger B.S.: Le concept de paternalisme: aspects philosophiques et empiriques. Thèse Nr. 10004, Faculté de Médecine, Université de Genève 1998.

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Postdoctoral Thesis (Habilitation as privat-docent)

  • Elger B.S.: Ethical issues of human genetic databases. A challenge to classical health research ethics? Geneva University. Faculty of Medicine, submitted May 2004. Privat-docent lesson December 13, 2004. Nomination as "Privatdozent" at the University of Geneva, Faculty of Medicine, January 2005.

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Reprints

  • Elger B.S.; Mauron A.: Tests génétiques: aspects éthiques et juridiques. In: Bertrand D.; Harding T.W.; La Harpe R.; Ummel M.: Médecin et droit médical, 2e édition, Médecine et Hygiène. Genève 2003.

  • Elger B.S.: Protectionnisme versus l'autonomie bien dosée: quel est le meilleur intérêt de l'adolescent? Controverse en éthique sur le thème de «La médecine prédictive et les enfants», Medecine & Enfance 1998; 6 (18): 340-342.

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Interviews/media

  • Interview of B. Elger in Nature medicine, requested by the journalist: Erica Westly. Bioethicists renew call for changes to prison research. Nature Medicine 16, 13 (2010) | doi:10.1038/nm0110-13a.

  • Radio-interview of B. Elger, requested by the journalist: SÜDWESTRUNDFUNK; SWR2 WISSEN - «Krank im Knast - Wie die Gesundheit unter Haftbedingungen leidet» Autor und Sprecher: Marcus Schwandner; Redaktion: Sonja Striegl; Sendung: Mittwoch, 22. Juli 2009, 08.30 Uhr, SWR2.

  • Interview of B. Elger in Nature medicine, requested by the journalist: Emily Waltz. US ponders unlocking the gates to prisoner research. Nature Medicine 12, 3 (2006). Published online: 29 December 2005; | doi:10.1038/nm0106-3.

  • Interview of B. Elger in «La Tribune», requested by the journalist (Article on the cover-page : La Tribune, mardi 8 juin 2004): Sans le vouloir, les médécins trahissent le secret médical. Les praticiens ont répondu à un questionnaire sur la confidentialité face à leurs patients.

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Abstracts (international conferences)

  • Elger B.S; Goehring C.; Antonini S.; Morabia A.: La prescription de somnifères et de tranquillisants à la policlinique de la prison préventive de Genève en comparaison avec une policlinique cantonale urbaine de médecine générale. Présentation au 42ème congrès international de médecine légale et sociale, Lille, France, September 1998.

  • Ritter C.; Elger B.S.; Stöver H.: Tabakrauchen im Gefängnis: Wie ist die Situation - wer kann was ändern? 12. Interdisziplinärer Kongress für Suchtmedizin, Munic, Germany June 30 – July 2, 2011.

  • Cavalli S.; Gouilhers S.; Burton-Jeangros C.; Elger B.S.: «Docteur que feriez-vous à ma place?» Professionnels de la santé et processus de décision dans le suivi de la grossesse. Conférence « La santé quel travail!", Nantes, France, March 25-26, 2011.

  • Ritter C.; Etter J.F.; Wahl C.; Sommer J.; Elger B.S.: Weniger Rauch und mehr Gesundheit im Gefängnis – Das Beispiel der Strafanstalt Witzwil – Schweiz. Europäische Konferenz zur Gesundheitsförderung in Haft, Hamburg, Germany, September 15-17, 2010.

  • Elger B.S.: Die ärztliche Schweigepflicht im Strafvollzug – praktische, ethische und rechtliche Aspekte. Europäische Konferenz zur Gesundheitsförderung in Haft, Hamburg, Germany, September 15-17, 2010.

  • Simeon-Dubach D.; Probst-Hensch N.; Salathé M.; Lehr H.-A.; Elger B.S.: on behalf of the working group informed consent: General consent to store human biospecimen and data for future research at hospital admission: a pilot project in Switzerland. ISBER 2010 Annual conference. May 11-14, 2010, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

  • Elger B.S.: Confidentiality in mental health care in prisons: the ethical dilemma and the legal context in Switzerland. Bi-annual conference of the European Association of Health Law, Edinburgh October 14-16, 2009.

  • Elger B.S.: The Ethics and Regulation of Biobanks: Global Consensus and Controversies. The age of personalised genomics: 5th International DNA Sampling Conference, September 16 – 18, 2009, Banff, Alberta (Canada).

  • Elger B.S.: General consent to sample storage and future research at hospital admission: a pilot project in Switzerland. The age of personalised genomics: 5th International DNA Sampling Conference, September 16 – 18, 2009, Banff, Alberta (Canada).

  • Michaud K.; Elger B.S.: Genetic testing of sudden cardiac death victims: from a forensic to a multidisciplinary approach: American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Colorado, February 16-21, 2009.

  • Gaggioli G.; Mutzenberg P.; Mangin P.; Elger B.S.: Investigating death in custody. The Need for Guidelines. Annual conference of the International Corrections and Prisons Association (ICPA), Bridgetown, Barbados, October 25-30, 2009.

  • Michaud K.; Elger B.: Genetic analysis of sudden cardiac death victims in forensic practice; 22nd European Congress of Pathology, Florence, Italy, September 4-9, 2009.

  • Elger B.S.: Equity in prison health care. 5th conference of the International Society for Equity in Health (ISEqH), Crete, Greece, June 9-11, 2009.

  • Michaud K.; Elger B.S.: Genetic testing of sudden cardiac death victims: from a forensic to a multidisciplinary approach: American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Colorado, February 16-21, 2009.

  • Elger B.S.: Research involving prisoners: new guidelines from the Institute of Medicine. National Conference on Correctional Health Care. Chicago, October 18-22, 2008.

  • Elger B.S.: Health and human rights in places of detention: 8th Conference of the International Society of Health and Human Rights, Lima October 15-18, 2008.

  • Elger B.S.: La recherche sur des personnes privées de liberté : le cadre éthique et légal en Europe. 7ème Congrès National des U C S A: La santé en prison. Grenoble, October 3, 2008.

  • Elger B.S.: Research involving prisoners - Legal and regulatory frameworks from the United Nations and Europe (poster). Daily Health Care: Second Summer University of Correctional Medicine, Perpignan, May 23, 2008.

  • Boggio A.; Elger B.S.; Ganguli-Mitra A.; Biller-Andorno N.; Mauron A.; Capron A.: Biobanks and Genomic Research: Empirical Evidence and Challenges Ahead. Translating "ELSI": Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Genomics. Cleveland, Ohio, USA. May 1-3, 2008.

  • Capron A.M.; Mauron A.; Elger B.S.; Boggio A.; Biller-Andorno N.: From Principles to Practice:From Implementing Genetic Database GovernanceGovernance. University of Oxford EthoxCentre & Oxford Genetics Knowledge Park, Green College, Oxford, May 1, 2007.

  • Ganguli A.; Boggio A.; Elger B.S.; Biller-Andorno N.; Mauron A.; Capron A.M.: Who owns my genes? Ownership and property issues in human genetic research» with results from the GIAN study on human genetic databases. Final PropEur Conference, Birmingham, UK, September 21-22, 2006.

  • Ganguli A.; Boggio A.; Elger B.S.; Biller-Andorno N.; Mauron A.; Capron A.M.: Abstract: Human Genetic Databases: Towards a Global Ethical Framework: results on Collective Consent. 8th World Bioethics Congress, Beijing, China, August 4-9, 2006.

  • Ganguli A.; Boggio A.; Elger B.S.; Biller-Andorno N.; Mauron A.; Capron A.M.: Oral Presentation «Human Biobanks: Towards A Global Ethical Framework»: findings from the Asian interviews. Conference on International Collaborative Research and Health Ethic, Jakarta, Indonesia, November 29-December 1, 2005.

  • Boggio A.; Biller-Andorno N.; Elger B.S.; Mauron A.; Capron A.L.: Human Genetic Databases: Between Global Principles and Local Concerns. Wellcome Trust Conference: From Biobanks to Biomarkers : Translating the potential of human population genetics research to improve the quality of health of the EU citizen. Cambridge, UK, September 20-22, 2005.

  • Elger B.S.: (Invited speaker) The international perspective. Office of the Director. National Cancer Institute. National Institutes of Health. US Department of Health and Human Services. Biospecimen Access and Ethical, Legal, and Policy Issues Workshop. Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, Bethesda, USA, June 23-24, 2005.

  • Elger B.S.; Harding T.: (Invited experts) Research involving prisoners. Legal and regulatory frameworks: the United Nations and Europe. Presentation at the meeting of the Institute of Medicine Committee on Ethical Considerations for Revisions to DHHS Regulations on Protection of Prisoners Involved in Research. The National Academies, Washington DC, USA, May 2005.

  • Boggio A.; Biller-Andorno N.; Elger B.S.; Mauron A.; Capron A.L.: Human Genetic Databases: Between Global Principles and Local Concerns. Second International CESAGen. London, UK, April 12, 2005.

  • Elger B.S.: Clinical and ethical aspects of insomnia in prison: New research findings. Presentation at the Conference of the National Commission on Correctional Health Care: Updates in Correctional Health Care. Las Vegas, USA, April 9-12, 2005.

  • Boggio A.; Biller-Andorno N.; Elger B.S.; Mauron A.; Capron A.L.: A Comparative Analysis of Existing Guidelines on Human Genetic Databases. 1st ESH - EBMT Euroconference on Biobanking. Dublin, Ireland, January 28-31, 2005.

  • Elger B.S.: Correctional health care in the Canton of Geneva: Prison medicine as subdivision of the Department of Community Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Correctional Physicians, National Conference on Correctional Health Care. New Orleans, USA, November 13-17, 2004.

  • Boggio A.; Biller-Andorno N.; Elger B.S.; Mauron A.; Capron A.L.: Human Genetic Databases: Between Global Principles and Local Concerns. 7th World Congress of Bioethics, Sydney, Australia, November 9-12, 2004.

  • Boggio A.; Biller-Andorno N.; Elger B.S.; Mauron A.; Capron A.L.: Human genetic databases: towards a global ethical framework. XVIII European Conference on Philosophy of Medicine and Health Care, Reykjavík, Iceland, August 26, 2004.

  • Elger B.S.: A presumed-consent model for regulating informed consent of genetic research involving DNA banking (selected speaker at the 3rd DNA sampling conference). Montréal, September 2002.

  • Elger B.S.: Bernard Gert's concept of paternalism. A critical analysis. (Invited presentation at the conference «B. Gert: Morality: its nature and justification»). Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut im Wissenschaftszentrum NRW, Germany, October 1998.

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Abstracts (national conferences)

  • Ritter C.; Etter J.F.; Elger B.S.: Nationale Tabakpräventionskonferenz, Bern, 10-11 November 2011.

  • Elger B.S.: Medical confidentiality: Opinions of physician's working in private practice and physicians working in a university hospital in Geneva. Oral presentation accepted by the SSIM for the 77th annual assembly, May 13 to 15, 2009, Basel.

  • Poletti P.A.; Platon A.; Elger B.S.; Wolff H.; Beck C.D.: Should abdominal plain film be replaced by low-dose CT for detection of illegal intra-corporeal containers ("body-packing")? Congres of the Swiss Society of Radiology, Geneva, June 5, 2009.

  • Elger B.S.; Becerra M.; Cochet S.; Junod Perron N.;,Hurst S.A.: «Do not reanimate»(DNR) and«cardio-pulmonary resuscitation» (CPR) orders: descriptive analysis of 206 cases: Swiss Society of Internal Medicine. 76th annual assembly, Lausanne, June 21.-23., 2008.

  • Elger B.S.: Prison medicine in the canton of Geneva: Medical facts and the legal and ethical context. Abstract presented at the International Symposium on medicine intra muros (in prison). Zurich, June 28-29, 2007.

  • Elger B.S.; Slama S.: Drafting guidelines for tuberculosis screening in Swiss prisons: «Conférence de medicine pénitentiaire Suisse», Lugano, January 19, 2007.

  • Elger B.S.: Questions éthiques soulevées par les Biobanques. Seminar SKPT/SPTC at the 73th yearly Congress of the Swiss Society for Internal Medicine. Basel, May 25, 2005.

  • Elger B.S.: Beneficence today, or autonomy (maybe) tomorrow? Institut Universitaire Kurt Bösch, Conference on palliative medicine and end of life decisions. Sion, February 2004.

  • Elger B.S.; Chevrolet J.C.: Paternalisme en médecine – pour ou contre? A propos d'un cas vécu. IVème Journée Démarche Qualité. Consentement à un acte médical (organisée par les Divisions des Soins Intensifs Médicaux et d‟anesthésiologie des HUG). Geneva, June 2001.

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Invited Presentations

  • Elger B.S.: invited invited keynote speaker: Ethics and Privacy of Biobanks, 11th Congress of the European Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, EACPT 2013, Geneva, Switzerland, 28-31 August 2013. Clinical Therapeutics Vol. 35, Issue 8, Supplement, Page e116.

  • Wissenschaftliche Integrität: Publikationsethik und Umgang mit Daten. Bad Dürkheimer annual conference of the Institute for applied ethics (Germany) 22.-23.3.2013.

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Contact

Prof. Dr med. dipl. theol. Bernice Simone Elger

Institute for
Biomedical Ethics

Universität Basel
Bernoullistrasse 28
CH-4056 Basel

Tel. +41 61 207 17 78
Fax +41 61 207 17 80