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Anto Čartolovni

Anto Čartolovni research group and Digit-HeaL laboratory leader.

Assistant professor at the Catholic University of Croatia in Zagreb.

He received his PhD in Bioethics in 2016 from the Institute for Bioethics and Medical Humanities at the Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University Sacred Heart in Rome.

His main research areas are Ethics of emerging technologies (AI, Big data), Philosophy of technology, Bioethics, Neuroethics and Philosophy of medicine.

He has published extensively on various topics in bioethics, philosophy and ethics of emerging technologies etc. He is currently involved in several international and national projects and has been engaged as an ethics expert in several ethical committees and IRB boards.

PI of the installation research project „(New) Ethical and Social Challenges of Digital Technologies in the Healthcare Domain (Digit-HeaL)- UIP-2019-04-3212“ funded by the Croatian Science Foundation.



Čartolovni A. Ethical and anthropological aspects of the emerging field of neuroprosthetics. Rome: Aracne editrice; 2017.



Radoš S, Matijaš M, Anđelinović M, Čartolovni A. & Ayers S. The role of posttraumatic stress and depression symptoms in mother-infant bonding. Journal of Affective Disorders, 2020 [In press].

Čartolovni A & Habek D. Guidelines for the management of the social and ethical challenges in brain death during pregnancy. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, 2019; 146 (2):  149-156.

Čartolovni A. Neuroznanstvena dekonstrukcija ideologiziranog »beznađa« vegetativnoga stanja. Nova prisutnost : časopis za intelektualna i duhovna pitanja, 2018; XVI (1):  73-87.

Čartolovni A. Kršćanski ambijentalni etos kao održiviji odgovor na ekološke probleme u doba antropocena. Filozofska istraživanja, 2017; 37 (4):  779-796.

Čartolovni A. Teilhard de Chardin’s oeuvre within an ongoing discussion of a gene drive release for public health reasons. Life Sciences, Society and Policy, 2017; 13 (1): 18.

Čartolovni A, Casini M & Spagnolo GA. The regulation of the Medically Assisted Reproduction (MAR) in Croatia and the European legislative context. Medicina e Morale, 2014; 63 (6): 997-1025.

Čartolovni A. Is There a Place for Humility in HEAVEN?. American Journal of Bioethics: Neuroscience, 2017; 8 (4):  234-236.

Čartolovni A. Eilers Miriam, Grüber Katrin, and Rehmann-Sutter Christoph (eds.): The human enhancement debate and disability : new bodies for a better life. Theoretical medicine and bioethics, 2016; 37 (3):  237-241.

Čartolovni A. & Spagnolo GA. Ethical considerations regarding head transplantation. Surgical neurology international, 2015; 6:  103-103.

Casini M, Meaney J, Midolo E, Cartolovni A, Sacchini D & Spagnolo GA. Why teach “Bioethics and Human Rights” to healthcare professions undergraduates?. European Journal of Bioethics (JAHR), 2014; 05 (10):  349-368.



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