Peer reviewed journal articles

  • Von Niederhäusern B.; Orleth A.; Schädelin S.; Rawi N.; Velkopolszky M.; Becherer C.; Benkert P.; Satalkar O.; Briel M. & Pauli-Magnus C. (2017) Generating evidence on a risk-based monitoring approach in the academic setting – lessons learned. BMC Medical Research Methodology. (2017) 17:26. DOI 10.1186/s12874-017-0308-6. Published Online 

  • Satalkar P.; Elger B.S.; Shaw D.M. (2016) Stakeholder views on participant selection for first-in-human trials in cancer nanomedicine. Current Oncology. 2016 Dec;23(6):e530-e537. DOI: 10.3747/co.23.3214. Epub 2016 Dec 21. Published Online

  • Satalkar P.; Elger B.S. and Shaw D.M. (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

  • 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. PMID: 26772431. Published Online

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

  • Satalkar P.; Elger B.S.; Shaw D. (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

  • 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

  • Satalkar P. (2012) To marry or not to marry? Studying others to know myself. Medizinische Anthropologie 24(1):207-224

  • Satalkar P. (2012) Lost opportunities. Indian Journal of Medical Ethics 9(1): 53-56 Published Online

  • Mann A.; Mol A.; Satalkar P. (2011) Viscous food and tasting fingers. HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory 1(1): 221-243 Published Online

  • Selim N.; Satalkar P. (2008) Perceptions of mental illness in a Bangladeshi village. BRAC University Journal 5(1), 45-55


Chapter in a book

  • Selim N.; Satalkar P. (2008) ‘Mental’ illness perceptions. In: van der Geest S.; Selim N. & Zaman S. (eds) Daily health concerns in Kakabo: Anthropological explorations in a Bangladeshi village. Dhaka: James P. Grant School of Public Health, 53-62

Book review

  • Satalkar, P. (2014) Book review of Kaebnick G. and Murray T.: 2013, Synthetic Biology and Morality. Artificial Life and the Bounds of Nature. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Med Health Care and Philos 17(3): 477-478.

  • Satalkar P. (2010) Book review of Akhavi, Negar (ed) AIDS sutra: Untold stories from India. Medische Antropologie 22(2), 433-434

Oral presentations in Academic Conferences

  • Satalkar P (2017). 'I want to be my own author!’ Debate on 'completed life' and right to euthanasia in the Netherlands. 6th National Bioethics Conference, Pune, India. 12th to 15th January 2017.

  • Satalkar P & Shaw D (2017). Writing their own rules? Researcher perspectives on authorship guidelines. 6th National Bioethics Conference, Pune, India. 12th to 15th January 2017.

  • Satalkar P (2015).  Balancing the 'global' and the 'local': Case of clinical trials regulation in India. Global Health Bioethics Conference, Oxford, UK. 29th 30th September 2015.

  • Satalkar P.; Genske A.; Shaw D.; Engel S.; Elger B.S. (2013) Assessment of risks and benefits of FIH trails in nanomedicine-Enquiry through empirical research in Bioethics, 12th Annual IAS-STS Conference “Critical Issues in Science and Technology Studies”, Graz, Austria

  • Satalkar P.; Shaw D.; Elger B.S. (2013) Nano Tech, mega risks? Ethical uncertainties in first-in-human trials of nanotechnology, 27th European conference on philosophy of medicine and health care, Basel, Switzerland

  • Satalkar P. (2013) Challenges of translational research in medical applications of nanotechnology, International conference for young scholars on research ethics, Hannover, Germany

  • Satalkar P.; Shaw D.; Elger B.S. (2013) The embryogenesis of nanomedicine: working through ethical challenges of FIH trials, 5th International Conference on pharmaceutical life cycle, Driebergen, the Netherlands

  • Satalkar P. (2013) Teasing out ethical issues of nanomedicine, Summer school on ethics of emerging technology, Utrecht, the Netherlands. This is a web based seminar where the PhD student has been invited to give a talk on her PhD research.

  • Satalkar P.; Shaw D.; Elger B.S. (2013) What is risk anyway? Differential discourse on risk of first in human trials in nanomedicine, International conference of American Anthropological Association, Chicago, United States

  • Satalkar P. (2012) No space for love, Annual meeting of Association of American Geographers, New York, United States


Poster presentations in Academic Conferences

  • Satalkar P.; Genske A.; Shaw D.M.; Elger B.S. (2013) First in Human (FIH) Trials of Nanomedicine: A fine balance between caution and progress. CLINAM Conference (Clinical Nanomedicine and Targeted Medicine) Basel Switzerland

  • Satalkar P.; Christen M. (2013) Defining and Defying Death: Making Sense of Brain Death and Cadaveric Organ Donation in India, International Neuroethics Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, United States



Dr Priya Satalkar

Institute for
Biomedical Ethics

Universität Basel
Bernoullistrasse 28
CH-4056 Basel

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