Mayli Mertens

Mayli Mertens

Guest researcher

Mayli is Associate Researcher at the Centre for Medical Science and Technology Studies at Copenhagen University's Department of Public Health. Her work focuses on the ethical and epistemic impacts of innovation practices and emerging technologies. She specializes in analyzing cognitive, cultural, and contextual biases in medicine and is currently working on reflexive prediction in clinical innovation, specifically in neuroprognostication and (epi)genetic profiling. 

She obtained her PhD with her work on ‘Responsible Prediction under Critical Uncertainty’, an epistemic analysis of neuroprognostic innovation practices after cardiac arrest. Mayli was awarded with ’Best Formal Paper by a Graduate Student’ by the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE) for her work ‘Objectivity behind the red line: A case for binocularity in war reporting’ at Linköping University in Sweden and received the honorary award ‘Excellence in Teaching’ from the Yale University Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, where she’s been teaching ‘Bias in Bioethics’ and ‘Environmental Justice’.

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