Arzoo recently joined Genomics England as the Ethics Lead for the Whole Genome Sequencing Programme in Newborns. Before this, she was a Researcher at the Nuffield Council on Bioethics where she worked as public dialogue project lead on the Genome Editing in Farmed Animals Inquiry. She also contributed to the Council’s active response programme and diversity and inclusion agenda.
Arzoo has produced briefings on equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines and meat alternatives. She is also a Research Associate on the Qatar National Research Funded project: Genomics, Islamic Ethics, and Public Engagement.
Prior to joining the Council, Arzoo was Director at the Centre for Islam and Medicine and a Research Associate at the Office for Public Management. Arzoo is completing an MA in philosophy at King’s College London, and graduated with a BA in Physics and an MPhil in Medieval Arabic Thought from the University of Oxford.