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Anne Kerr is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Leeds, whose work focuses on the social and ethical dimensions of biomedicine and science, especially with respect to public engagement, professional practice and, more recently, responsibility, work and care in biomedical innovations. Anne graduated with a degree in Applied Physics (1990, Strathclyde University, Glasgow) before switching fields and going on to complete an MSc in Technology Studies and a PhD on feminist epistemologies of science at the Science Studies Unit, University of Edinburgh (1991, 1995). Anne has worked on a range of research and writing projects and has a long-term collaboration with Sarah Cunningham-Burley (Edinburgh), with whom she currently has a joint Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator Award in Society and Ethics (2015-2000) to research cancer patienthood in the post-genomics era.