Research, S., Angeli F., Dal Fabbro G (2022) Mobilization of expert knowledge and advice for the management of the COVID-19 emergency in Italy in 2020. Humanities and Social Sciences Communications doi 10.1057/s41599-022-01042-6 Available Open Access here:

Camporesi, S., (2021) La bioetica come professione e l’expertise in materia bioetica: riflessioni pedagogiche sullo sviluppo di un curriculum di master di secondo livello in bioetica e scienze sociali in ambito anglosassone The Future of Science and Ethics 6 (21) 75-82 doi. 53267/20210107

Camporesi, S. & M. Hämäläinen (2021) The construction of categories in sport: Unfair Advantages, Equality of Opportunity and Strict Attainability. European Journal of Sports Sciences 1-13, available OPEN ACCESS here

Angeli, F., Camporesi, S., & Dal Fabbro, G. (2021). The COVID-19 wicked problem in public health ethics: conflicting evidence, or incommensurable values?. Humanities and Social Sciences Communications8(1), 1-8, available OPEN ACCESS here:

Bheekhun, Z., Lee, G., & Camporesi, S. (2021). Challenges of an ‘infodemic’: Separating fact from fiction in a pandemic. International emergency nursing57, 101029. available OPEN ACCESS here:

Camporesi, S. & Hämäläinen (2020) A local criterion of fairness in sport – comparing the property advantages of Caster Semenya and Eero Mäntyranta with implications for the construction of categories in sport. Bioethics. doi:10.1111/bioe.12827 .

Camporesi, S. (2020) It didn’t have to be this way. Reflections on the ethical justification of the running ban in Northern Italy in response to the 2020 covid-19 outbreak. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry. OPEN ACCESS here:

Camporesi, S., & Mori, M. (2020) Ethicists, doctors and triage decisions: who should decide, and on what basis? Published Online First: 10 July 2020. doi: 10.1136/medethics-2020-106499 OPEN ACCESS here:

Camporesi, S., Cavaliere, G. (2020) Can bioethics be an honest way of making a living? A reflection on normativity, governance and expertise Journal of Medical Ethics doi: 10.1136/medethics-2019-105954

Camporesi, S., Cavaliere, G. (2019) We cannot all be ethicists. Nature 575 (7784), 596-596

Camporesi, S. (2019) When does an advantage become unfair? Empirical and normative concerns in the Semenya’s case. Journal of Medical Ethics 45:700-704.

Camporesi, S. (2018) Crispr Pigs, Pigoons and the Future of Organ Transplantation: An Ethical Investigation of the Creation of Crispr-Engineered Humanised Organs in Pigs. Ethics & Politics 35-52 doi 10.13137/1825-5167/22584

Camporesi, S (2018) A question of ‘fairness’: Why ethics should factor in the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s decision on the IAAF Hyperandrogenism Regulations Br J Sports Med  doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2018-099387

Frith, L., Hooper, C., Camporesi, S., Douglas, T., Smajdor, A., Nottingham, E., … & Huxtable, R. (2018). Institute of Medical Ethics Guidelines for confirmation of appointment, promotion and recognition of UK bioethics and medical ethics researchers. Journal of Medical Ethics, 44 (5), 289-291

Franklin, S., Ospina Betancurt J, Camporesi S (2018) What statistical data of observational performance can tell us and what they cannot – the case of Dutee Chand vs AFI & IAAF. British Journal of Sport Medicine  52 (7), 420-421

Camporesi, S (2018) Rearranging Deck Chairs on a Sinking Ship? Some Reflections on Ethics and Reproduction Looking Back at 2017 and Ahead at 2018 Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 15(1):7-13

Camporesi, S. (2017). Bioethics and Biopolitics: Presents and Futures of Reproduction. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry. 14(2), 177-181. [H: 15; 1 Citation]

Camporesi, S. (2017). An Alternative Solution to Lifting the Ban on Doping: Breaking the Payoff Matrix of Professional Sport by Shifting Liability Away from Athletes. Sport, Ethics and Philosophy, 1-10. [H: 9; 0 Citations]

Camporesi, S., & McNamee, M. (2017). Philosophy of Sports Medicine. In T. Schramme & S. Edwards (Eds.), Handbook of the Philosophy of Medicine (pp. 741–755). Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands. ISBN 978-94-017-8689-8.

Camporesi, S., & Maugeri, P. (2016). Unfair Advantage and the Myth of the Level Playing Field in IAAF and IOC Policies on Hyperandrogenism: when is it fair to be a woman? In S. Montañola & A. Olivesi (Eds.), Gender Testing in Sport: Ethics, cases and controversies (pp. 46–59). New York: Routledge. ISBN: 978-11-383-0865-7

 Camporesi, S. & McNamee, M. (2016) Gene Transfer for Pain: A tool to cope with the intractable, or an unethical endurance enhancing technology?  In Caplan, A. L., & Parent, B. (Eds.) Ethics of Sport: Essential Readings (pp 511-525). Oxford, Oxford University Press ISBN: 978-01-902-1099-1 Top of Form

Camporesi, S. (2015). Bioethics and Sport. In M. J. McNamee & W. J. Morgan (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Sport (pp. 81–97). Abingdon: Routledge. ISBN: 978-11-382-9496-7

Camporesi S., Vaccarella, M., & Davis, M. (2017). Investigating Public trust in Expert Knowledge: Narrative, Ethics, and Engagement. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 1-8.

The audio-recording of the panel discussion at King’s College London on February 8th, 2017 with Professor Deborah Bowman, Dr Maria Vaccarella and Professor Mark Davis is now available here:

Camporesi S. (2017) An Alternative Solution to Lifting the Ban on Doping: Breaking the Payoff Matrix of Professional Sport by Shifting Liability Away from Athletes. Sport, Ethics and Philosophy, 1-10.

Camporesi S., & Cavaliere, G. (2016). Emerging ethical perspectives in the clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats genome-editing debate. Personalized Medicine, 13(6), 575-586.

 Camporesi S (2016), “Ethics of regulating competition for women with hyperandrogenism.” Clinics in Sport Medicine 35 (293-301).


South Africa’s Caster Semenya (credit OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

A summary of all my work on Caster Semenya’s case with links to resources can be found here:

Camporesi S, McNamee M (2016), “Ethics, genetic testing, and athletic talent: children’s best interests, and the right to an open (athletic) future”. Physiological Genomics48(3), 191-195.

Webborn, Nick, Alun Williams, Mike McNamee, Claude Bouchard, Yannis Pitsiladis, Ildus Ahmetov, Euan Ashley, Camporesi S et al. (2015), “Direct-to-consumer genetic testing for predicting sports performance and talent identification: Consensus statement.” British journal of sports medicine49(23): 1486-1491.

Camporesi S, McNamee MJ (2014), Camporesi, S., & McNamee, M. J. (2014). “Performance enhancement, elite athletes and anti doping governance: comparing human guinea pigs in pharmaceutical research and professional sports.” Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine, 9(1), 4

Camporesi S (2014) From bench, to bedside, to track & Field: the context of enhancement and its ethical relevance. University of California Medical Humanities Press. ISBN: 978-0-9889865-4-1 |


Camporesi S, & Knuckles JA  (2014). Shifting the burden of proof in doping: lessons from environmental sustainability applied to high-performance sport. Reflective Practice15(1), 106-118.

Camporesi S, & McNamee MJ (2013) ‘Is there a role for genetic testing in sports?’ Encyclopedia of Life Sciences DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0024203

Camporesi S (2013) ‘Bend it like Beckham! The ethics of genetically testing children for athletic potential’. Open-access paper for Sports Ethics & Philosophy. It can be accessed here.

Karkazis, K., Jordan-Young, R., Davis, G., & Camporesi, S. (2012). Out of bounds? A critique of the new policies on hyperandrogenism in elite female athletes. The American Journal of Bioethics, 12(7), 3-16.

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