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Challenges for implementing pharmacogenomics – Illustrated by childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia therapy

Scientific Conference

Friday 23 October 2015 from 12:00 at 13:00


  • Kjeld Schmiegelow, PhD

    Professor in Pediatrics and Pediatric Oncology, University of Copenhagen, Danemark
    Chair of Pediatric Oncology, Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University Hospital Rigshospitalet, Danemark

Kjeld Schmiegelow is a professor in pediatrics and in pediatric oncology at the University of Copenhagen. He chairs the department of pediatric hematology/oncology at the University Hospital Rigshospitalet and the Nordic/Baltic ALL protocol for children and adults (1-45 years). He is currently visiting professor at Langone Medical Center, Pediatric Oncology, New York University, June 2015 – January 2016 (8m). Affiliated with professor William Carroll’s research group. Kjeld Schmiegelows research group has 8 subgroups and a total staff of 50+ people. The 8 research groups address childhood cancer etiology; leukemia biology; pharmacology of anticancer agents (specifically methotrexate (MTX) and thiopurines); germline DNA variants and risk of toxicities; central nervous system tumors; phase 1 and phase 2 therapy of childhood cancer; clinical trials for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL); late effects and rehabilitation. He has a total of peer-reviewed 269 publications and a H-index 38.

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