Florencia Luna, M.A, Ph D is the Principal Researcher at CONICET (National Scientific and Technological Research Council), Argentina. She is the director of the program of bioethics at FLACSO, Argentina and president of the International Association of Bioethics (IAB) (2003-2005). She is a member of the Steering Committee of the Global Forum on Bioethics in Research (2005 - 2009) and (2013-2017).
Florencia is an expert for the World Health Organization (WHO) and has been a member of the Scientific and Advisory Committee (STAC) of the Department of Tropical Diseases Research (TDR) from WHO (2011-2016). She has won the Guggenheim Foundation Fellow (2006) and has been awarded the Konnex Prize: Honor Diploma in Ethics in 2006, in recognition of important figures in Humanities during the last decade in Argentina (1996-2006).
Since 2014, she has been an External Member of the Scientific Committee of Brocher Foundation (Switzerland). National Contact Point (NCP) in Social Science and Humanities (SSH) of Argentina (National Directorate of International Relations - Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation) for the European Commission (FP7) (2009-2011).
She has published more than 70 articles in peered reviewed national and international journals. She is the author of several books, including Bioethics and Vulnerability: A Latin American View (RODOPY, Amsterdam, 2006).