Pavel Tischenko (b.1947, Moscow, Russia) ::: Article
Philosopher, specialist in bioethics. In 1972 graduated from 2nd Moscow Medical Institute, Department of Medicine and Biology, doctor-biochemist; between 1975-1978 was post-graduate student at the Institute of Philosophy. In 2002 received his PhD degree. From 1975 to 1984 worked as a senior research editor at the Head Editorial of Big Medical Encyclopedia, the Academy of Medical Sciences USSR. From 1984 worked at the Institute of Philosophy, the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), since 2002 has been senior research officer. Since has been 1994 lecturer at the Department of Medicine, the Moscow State University (the course "Introduction into Biomedical Ethics"), and since 1998 - senior lecturer at the Department of Philosophy, the Moscow State University (the course "Philosophic Anthropology and Biotechnologies"). Author of numerous publications on bioethics, incl. such books and manuals as "Introduction into Bioethics" (Moscow, 1998), "Biopower in the Age of Biotechnologies" (Moscow, 2001), etc. Publications in international periodicals: "Human Being", "Problems of Philosophy", "Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics", "Bulletin of Medical Ethics", and others. Since 1992 has been editorial staff member of the magazine "Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics and Ethics Committees" (Cambridge). Member of the bureau at the Russian National Committee on Bioethics RAS (from 1993). Also adviser on the following bills: "Patients' Rights Law" (1995), "Bioethics Law" (Russian State Duma [Parliament], 1998). Held lectures and presentations at numerous conferences in Russia and abroad, incl. France, Spain, USA, Hungary and others. Received a number of grants for researches in the field of bioethics (Russian Humanitarian Scientific Foundation, Russian Foundation for Basic Research). Worked on probations in different institutions in USA and Great Britain.