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Professor Fabiana Arzuaga

Professor of Regulation of Biotechnology and Patent Law, Chair of the Advisory Commission in Cellular Therapies and Regenerative Medicine at the Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation of Argentina

fabianaarzuaga@fibertel.com.ar

+54 9 11 55268454

Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation
Godoy Cruz 2320 4th Floor, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina

www.celulasmadre.mincyt.gob.ar/institucional.php

Fabiana Arzuaga holds a PhD in Health and Technology Law of the University of Buenos Aires. She is Chair of the Advisory Commission in Cellular Therapies and Regenerative Medicine at the Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation of Argentina, an advisory body aimed to create a governance and regulatory framework for regenerative medicine in Argentina.

She is Vice Director of the Observatory of Life Sciences at the School of Law - University of Buenos Aires and is professor of Regulation of Biotechnology and Patent Law at the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO). In 2005 and 2011, Fabiana has been Research Fellow of Genomics Forum in 2005 and 2011.
Additionally, she has been advisor to the Science and Technology Commission (formed by the Chamber of Deputies of the Argentinean Parliament) and advisor to the REDBIO Foundation on Intellectual Property Issues (formed by Redbio/FAO.

Fabiana combines her academic activities with her work as intellectual property and patent lawyer, having a particular specialty and experience in international trade law and in intellectual property rights and regulations associated with biotechnology. She works in the field of intellectual property and legal/regulatory issues related to biotechnology. Fabiana has been Global Legal/ Intellectual Property Manager of Advanta Seeds, a seeds biotech company. One of her main achievements was the incorporation of novel oil, the High Stearic High Oleic sunflower oil in the food regulations of Argentina and Europe.

Currently, Dr. Arzuaga is undertaking ambitious research on the regulation of stem cell research in Argentina and Latin America combining her role as associate professor to the Mason Institute -School of Law -University of Edinburgh and Founder and President of Actyon Foundation, a non governmental organization focused in research in new technologies and health.