Isabelle Budin Ljøsne

Norwegian Institute of Public Health


Dr. Isabelle Budin Ljøsne is a bioethicist and senior advisor at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. She holds an MA from Keele University, UK, and a PhD in research ethics from the University of Oslo. Isabelle’s research explores ethical and societal challenges associated with health research, and particularly focuses on genetic research for personalized medicine. Her work includes research on consent processes, data sharing, stakeholder engagement, and the feedback of genetic research results to research participants. She participates in several EU projects (e.g. Lifebrain, CO-CREATE) as well as the national biobank infrastructure Biobank Norway. She chaired the Nordic Committee on Bioethics in 2019 and has been one of its regular members since 2015.