Dr Greg Pike

Dr Greg Pike


Dr Gregory K Pike is the Director of the Adelaide Centre for Bioethics and Culture, Senior Research Fellow at the Bios Centre in London, and former Director of the Southern Cross Bioethics Institute. He has a research and teaching background in neurobiology at the University of Adelaide and University of Pittsburgh and undertook clinical trials in laparoscopic surgery at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. He has also served as Manager of Research Integrity at two Australian Universities.

In the late nineties his research interests shifted to bioethics, and in particular its relationship with public policy. He has worked on ethical issues related to illicit drugs, stem cells, cloning, abortion, reproductive technology, genetics, and end-of-life decision-making. He has published in these areas, participated in public debate, and engaged widely with policy makers and the community.

He has also served on several government consultative committees and been a member of the Australian Health Ethics Committee, a principal committee of the Federal Government’s National Health and Medical Research Council.