Insoo Hyun, PhD

Associate Professor of Bioethics

Insoo Hyun, PhD Hyun is Chair of the ISSCR's Ethics and Public Policy Committee and Co-Chair of the ISSCR's Task Force on Guidelines for the Clinical Translation of Stem Cells. Dr. Hyun received his PhD in Philosophy from Brown University and his BA and MA in Philosophy from Stanford.

In 2005, Dr. Hyun was awarded a Fulbright Research Award by the U.S. Department of State to study the ethical, legal, and cultural dynamics of human research cloning in South Korea. In 2006 he chaired the Subcommittee on Human Biological Materials Procurement for the International Embryonic Stem Cell Guidelines Task Force, a multinational, multidisciplinary working group for the ISSCR (International Society for Stem Cell Research). Dr. Hyun's bioethics articles have appeared in Science, Nature, Cell Stem Cell, The Hastings Center Report, and The Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, among others.