Publications by Southeast Asia Bioethics Network

Ng, S.H., Kaur, S., Cheah, P.Y., Ong, Z.L., Lim, J. and Voo, T.C. (2023). Migration health ethics in Southeast Asia: a scoping review. Wellcome Open Research, 8, p.391. doi:

Publications by Network Members

Brumbaugh, J., Aguado, B.A., Lysaght, T. and Goldstein, L.S.B. (2023). Human fetal tissue is critical for biomedical research. Stem Cell Reports. doi:

‌Capps, B., Chadwick, R., Lederman, Z., Lysaght, T., Mills, C., Mulvihill, J.J., Oetting, W.S. and Winship, I. (2023). The Human Genome Organisation (HUGO) and a vision for Ecogenomics: the Ecological Genome Project. Human Genomics, 17(1). doi:

Cheah, P.K., Jalloh, M.B., Cheah, P.K., Ongkili, D., Schneiders, M.L. Osterrieder, A., Peerawaranun, P., Waithira, N., Davies, A., Mukaka, M. and Cheah, P.Y. (2023). Experiences, coping strategies and perspectives of people in Malaysia during the COVID-19 pandemic. 23(1). doi:

Davies, A., Ormel, I., Bernier, A., Harriss, E., Mumba, N., Gobat, N., Schwartz, L. and Cheah, P.Y. (2023). A rapid review of community engagement and informed consent processes for adaptive platform trials and alternative design trials for public health emergencies. Wellcome open research, 8, pp.194. doi:

‌Greer, R.C., Kanthawang, N., Roest, J., Wangrangsimakul, T., Parker, M., Kelley, M. and Cheah, P.Y. (2023). Vulnerability and agency in research participants’ daily lives and the research encounter: A qualitative case study of participants taking part in scrub typhus research in northern Thailand. 18(1), pp.e0280056. doi:

‌Goldenberg, M.J., Adhikari, B., von Seidlein, L., Cheah, P.Y. and Larson, H.J. (2023). Vaccine mandates and public trust do not have to be antagonistic. Nature Human Behaviour, 7(10), pp.1605–1606. doi:

‌Kagan, B.J., Gyngell, C., Lysaght, T., Cole, V.M., Sawai, T. and Savulescu, J. (2023). The technology, opportunities, and challenges of Synthetic Biological Intelligence. Biotechnology Advances, 68, p.108233. doi:

Kaur, S., Wang, T.T.H., Yau, J.K.Y. and Lim, R.B.L. (2023). The Law and Practice of Advance Directives and End-of-Life Care in Malaysia. Cambridge University Press. Available at: [Accessed 3 Apr. 2024].

‌‌Khirikoekkong, N., Asarath, S.-A., Hill, J., Wettana, B., Srisawang, O., Cheah, P.Y., Dunachie, S. and Chamnan, P. (2023). Melioidosis Vaccines (MeVa): Attitudes to vaccines, melioidosis and clinical trials in key stakeholders in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand. Wellcome Open Research, 8, p.413. doi:

‌Khirikoekkong, N., Asarath, S.-A., Nosten, S., Hanboonkunupakarn, B., Jatupornpimol, N., Roest, J., Parker, M., Nosten, F., McGready, R., Cheah, P.Y. and Kelley, M. (2023). Culturally responsive research ethics: How the socio-ethical norms of Arr-nar/Kreng-jai inform research participation at the Thai-Myanmar border. PLOS global public health, 3(5), pp.e0001875. doi:

‌Lee, J.S.Y., Ng, B.W.L and Abdul Aziz, M.F. (2023). The ethics of informed consent for infants born to adolescents: A case study from Malaysia. Clinical Ethics. doi:

‌Lysaght, T., Chan, H.Y., Scheibner, J., Toh, H.J. and Richards, B. (2023). An ethical code for collecting, using and transferring sensitive health data: outcomes of a modified Policy Delphi process in Singapore. BMC Medical Ethics, 24(1). doi:

Mubarak, E., Kaur, S., Tan, M., Hughes, M.T., Rushton, C.H. and Ali, J. (2023). Emerging Experiences with Virtual Clinical Ethics Consultation: Case Studies from the United States and Malaysia. The Journal of Clinical Ethics, 34(1), pp.51–57. doi:

Schaefer, G.O., Atuire, C.A., Kaur, S., Parker, M., Persad, G., Smith, M.J., Upshur, R. and Emanuel, E. (2023). The importance of getting the ethics right in a pandemic treaty. The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 23(11), pp.e489–e496. doi:

Wickremsinhe, M., Carrecedo, S., Aminu Yakubu, Mohd, N. and Kaur, S. (2023). Governance of research involving people with psychosocial disabilities. Wellcome open research, 8, pp.231–231. doi:

Zee, T.W., Abdul Aziz, M.F. and Wei, P.C. (2023). Ethical challenges of conducting and reviewing human genomics research in Malaysia: An exploratory study. Developing World Bioethics. doi: