Dr Helga Satzinger


Helga Satzinger is Reader in the History of Twentieth Century Biomedicine. Her focus is on the history of genetics, the history of brain research, and science and gender studies. The latter includes the history of women in biomedical science and medicine, biomedical science and its effects on the human gender order, and the gendered nature of scientific knowledge itself. She has also worked on current developments in reproductive medicine and was a member of the ethics committee of the Berlin chamber of physicians. Another field of expertise, which derives from past work in the development field, is with issues of women and health in South Asia and East Africa.

Qualifications & memberships of professional bodies

1997  Dr.rer.nat Technische Universitat Carolo Wilhelmina zu Braunschweig
1980  Dip  Freie Universität Berlin

Major Publications

IRIS Researcher Profile 

Dr Helga Satzinger