Director of the Centre for Law, Health and Emerging Technologies (HeLEX)
University of Oxford
Prof. Jane Kaye DPhil, LLB, Grad Dip Leg, BA is the Director of the Centre for Law, Health and Emerging Technologies (HeLEX) at the University of Oxford and a Wellcome Trust University Award holder.
She obtained her degrees from the Australian National University (BA); University of Melbourne (LLB); and University of Oxford (DPhil).
She was admitted to practice as a solicitor/barrister in 1997 and is a member of the University of Oxford’s Faculty of Law. She is on a number of international expert committees and scientific advisory boards and has been on the Nuffield Council Bioethics Working Group on Biodata and Rapporteur for the EC Expert Report, Biobanks for Europe - A Challenge for Governance, June 2012.
She is also on the editorial boards of Law, Innovation and Technology, of the Journal of Law, Information and Science, of New Genetics & Society and of Life Sciences, Society and Policy.
Her team are leading on the Dynamic Consent project and she is one of the leaders in the ELSI 2.0 Global Initiative. Her research focuses on the relationships between law, ethics and the emerging technologies in health. The main focus of her research is on genomics with an emphasis on biobanks, privacy, data-sharing frameworks, global governance and translational research.