Ma’n H. Zawati

Ma’n H. Zawati, LLB, LLM, lawyer, is Academic Coordinator of the Centre of Genomics and Policy at McGill University, www.genomicsandpolicy.org. An Associate Member of the Biomedical Ethics Unit at McGill University, his research focuses on legal and ethical aspects of biobanking and duties of healthcare professionals. He’s published widely on genomic databases, return of research results/incidental findings in genomic research, legal liability of physicians, and closure of biobanks. He’s presented widely on these topics and is a frequent guest lecturer at universities. He’s a lecturer at the University of Montreal, having taught Biological Sciences Law and Civil Liability courses. He’s Chief Tutor of the SGS Ethical Issues in Genetics at McGill University¹s Faculty of Medicine. He sits on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Bioethics Society, representing Eastern Canada (Quebec) and is a legal representative on the research ethics committee of the Montreal General Hospital.