. CGP Centre of Genomics and Policy CGP Centre of Genomics and Policy

CPG Centre of Genomics and policy

Team Member

Minh Thu Nguyen

Academic Associate

Minh Thu Nguyen holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in Health Law and Policy from the University of Toronto, a Civil Law (LL.B.) degree from the Université de Montréal, and a B.Sc. degree in Physical Therapy from McGill University. She was a fellow of the Canadian Institute for Health Research - Health Law and Policy Program (2009) and coordinator of the P3G International Paediatric Research Programme (2012- 2013). She has managed the ELSI Platform for the ThéCell Network and has been involved in several Canadian Stem Cell Network funded projects dealing with the regulation of cell and tissue therapies in Canada. She has worked on the development of model consent and information forms for rare disease research projects such as FORGE and CARE for RARE (pan-Canadian) and PRISMES (Quebec). Her work focuses on the socio-ethical and legal aspects of paediatric genetic research, rare disease research, cell/tissue therapy and regenerative medicine. She also has an interest in reproductive health law, particularly issues surrounding emerging reproductive technologies, such as prenatal diagnosis and pre-implantation genetic diagnosis.

RESEARCH AREAS:
Comparative Medical Law and Policy, Genomic Medicine, Rare Disease Research, Reproductive Law, Stem Cell Research, Paediatrics