Judit Sándor is a professor at the Faculty of Political Science, Legal Studies and Gender Studies of the Central European University (CEU), Budapest. In 1996 she received Ph.D. in law and political science. She was one of the founders of the first Patients’ Right Organization (‘Szószóló’) in Hungary, she is a member of the Hungarian Science and Research Ethics Council, and works also at the Hungarian Human Reproduction Commission.
In 2003 she was appointed as an expert for the Prime Minister’s Advisory Committee on Human Genetics. She participated in different national and international standard setting activities in the field of biomedical law.
In 2004-2005 she worked as the Chief of the Bioethics Section at the UNESCO. She published six books in the field of human rights and biomedical law. Since September 2005 she is a director of the Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine (CELAB) at the Central European University.