Matthias Braun
Prof. Dr. Matthias Braun
  • Chair for social ethics and ethics of technology
Research topics
  • medical ethics
  • bioethics
  • ethics of big data and AI
  • health governance
Matthias Braun is leading the chair of social ethics with a focus on ethics and governance of emerging technologies at University Bonn. He is also a visiting scholar at Oxford University. Former has lead the young researcher’s group Ethics and Governance of Emerging Technologies at Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany. Braun’s research addresses health related ethical and governance challenges as well as questions of political ethics as, for example, research on vulnerability, solidarity and justice.
Selected publications

Braun M., Hummel P. (2022): Data Justice and Data Solidarity, in: Cell Patterns, doi:

Braun M. (2021): Represent me - please! Towards an ethics of digital twins in medicine, in: Journal of Medical Ethics 47, 394-400. doi: 10.1136/medethics-2020-106134

Braun M., Bleher H. & Hummel P. (2021): A leap of Faith. Is there a formula for “trustworthy” AI?, in: Hastings Center Report 51, 1-6. doi: 10.1002/hast.1207

Braun M. (2020): Vulnerable Life. Reflections on the relationship between theological and philosophical ethics, in: American Journal of Bioethics. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2020.1832615.

Matthias Braun
Prof. Dr. Matthias Braun
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