Whose Right to Know? IVF and the Rights of Donor-Conceived in Italy and UK

Event date
1 February 2023
Event time
12:00 - 13:30
Oxford week
HT 3
Live Online Seminar (Teams)

Dr Caterina Milo, University of Cambridge

Dr Caterina Milo is Assistant Professor and Fellow in Law at Robinson College. She is member of the Centre for Law, Medicine and the Life Sciences and of the interdisciplinary research group 'Reproduction'. She earned her Ph.D in Law (Health law) in January 2021 from Durham Law School, with a project funded by the AHRC.  She also holds a MA in Bioethics and Medical Law (St Mary’s University-Twickenham), a 5-year master degree in Law (University of Siena, Law School, Italy), a Diploma in Legal Studies (University of Oxford, Faculty of Law).  Before joining Robinson, she was Lecturer at Exeter Law School in Medical Law, Tort and EU Law.  She is  Fellow of the Higher Education Academy UK. Since 2019, she is Research Scholar at the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics and Human Rights Rome, where she co-directs the research group 'Dignity and Equity in women's health issues'.


In this talk, Dr Caterina Milo will be exploring the right of donor-conceived children to know about their origins. Through a comparative analysis between Italy and the UK, she will argue for the need to find a more balanced approach amongst competing legal and ethical interests.

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Medical Law and Ethics