Policy, Ethics and Life Sciences Research Centre

Dr Alex Henderson

Dr Alex Henderson

Project summary

Dr Henderson's thesis, jointly supervised by PEALS, was entitled 'An Exploration of philosophical problems involved in paediatric research proposals using new genetic technologies.'

In this project he identified ethical decision making protocol for doctors and scientists in preparation for clinical trials of this kind.

His educational background includes:

  • Philosophy BA (Hons) MA Jesus College Cambridge 1988-91
  • Medicine MB BChir (with distinction) Cambridge 1999
  • Medical jobs (paediatrics, medicine, surgery) in East Anglia and London 1999-2003
  • Post graduate qualification: MRCPCH
  • Clinical Genetics Registrar - Newcastle 2003-04