Manuel Guerrero

Manuel Guerrero

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Manuel Guerrero is a sociologist and bioethicist with extensive experience in human rights. He holds a PhD in Sociology and Postgraduate Diplomas in Medical Ethics and Research Ethics. He is a researcher in the Centre for Research Ethics and Bioethics (CRB) at Uppsala University and Assistant Professor of Bioethics at the Department of Bioethics and Medical Humanities in the Faculty of Medicine and Ethics at the Centre for Applied Ethics in the Faculty of Philosophy and Humanities at the University of Chile. He has been a research coordinator, and associated researcher at the Division of Neurogeriatrics (2016-2020) at the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS) at Karolinska Institutet. Currently, he is affiliated with teaching and tutoring at its Division of Occupational Therapy, where he joins the Everyday Matters and Moving People research groups. 

Since 2016 is H2020 Human Brain Project's (EU FET Flagship) Ethics Rapporteur Programme's lead (SGA1 2016-2018; SGA2 2018-2020; SGA3 2020-2023); co-chair of its Dual Use Working Group and member of its Education Programme Committee. He is responsible for HBP’s Researcher Awareness task as well, from where he is the scientific chair for the online “Interdisciplinary Brain Science: Research, Ethics and Societal Impact” course series. From January 2021 he is responsible for the ethical and philosophical component of Neurotwin (Digital twins for model-driven non-invasive electrical brain stimulation). 


Manuel Guerrero’s research activities combine philosophy, social sciences, human rights, bioethics, science and technology ethics, and neuroethics. At Karolinska Institutet, he researches humanitarian ethics and vulnerable populations, focusing on interdisciplinary psychosocial interventions with refugees and frail elderly.