Barbara Prainsack is a Professor at the Department of Political Science at the University of Vienna, where she also directs the Centre for the Study of Contemporary Solidarity (CeSCoS), and the Research Platform “Governance of Digital Practices". Her work explores the social, regulatory and ethical dimensions of biomedicine and bioscience, with current research projects focusing on personalised and “precision” medicine, on citizen participation in science and medicine, and the role of solidarity in medicine and healthcare. Her latest books are: The Pandemic Within: Policy Making for a Better World (with H. Wagenaar, Policy Press, 2021); and Personalised Medicine: Empowered Patients in the 21st Century? (New York University Press, 2017). Barbara is also a member of the Austrian National Bioethics Committee advising the federal government in Vienna, and Chair of the European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies advising the European Commission. She holds an Honorary Professorship at the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Sydney, is an affiliate at the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine at King’s College London, of the Centre de recherche en éthique (CRE), University of Montreal, Canada, and of the Centre for Health, Law, and Emerging Technologies (HeLEX) at the University of Oxford. She is also a member of the British Royal Society of Arts, an elected foreign member of the Danish Royal Academy of Sciences and Letters, and an elected member of the Academia Europaea (AE), an elected member of the German National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech), and an Elected Corresponding Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.