Dr. Kjeld Schmiegelow

Pediatric Oncology


41 years of experience



Pediatric Oncology


Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Procedures performed:

Work Experience

Faculty Professorship in Pediatrics

Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, and Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen

Copenhagen, Denmark.

from 2005

Consultant, Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine

Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet

Copenhagen, Denmark.

from 1996

Visiting Professor, Pediatric Oncology

Langone Medical Center, New York University

New York, NY, United States.

2015 - 2016


Dr. Kjeld Schmiegelow is a Consultant in Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen, Denmark. He presently has a Faculty Professorship in Pediatrics at the University of Copenhagen and in Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet.

Dr. Schmiegelow's leadership experience includes being the Head of the Pediatric Oncology Center with about 12.000 annual bed days or ambulatory visits. He is also the Founder of the Laboratory for Pediatric Oncology (“Bonkolab”), Rigshospitalet (1988).

Moreover, Dr. Schmiegelow is active in research. He has more than 490 peer-reviewed papers. His main research areas are Etiology of childhood cancer (Whole genome sequencing offered to all Danish childhood cancer patients); Leukemia biology; Pharmacology (genetics, kinetics, dynamics) of anticancer agents; Personalized medicine; CNS tumors; Inequality in cure rates; Somatic and psychosocial late effects of childhood cancer; and Rehabilitation.


MD, University of Copenhagen



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Member, Strategic Research Council of Rigshospitalet

Secretary General, European Branch of the International Society for Pediatric Oncology (2002-2006)

Secretary General, Nordic Society for Paediatric Haematology and Oncology (200-2004)

Chair, I-BFM Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Committee

Member of the Advisory Board, Danish and Norwegian Comprehensive Cancer Center Committees

Member, EU Horizon Europe Cancer Mission


Dr. Kjeld Schmiegelow has more than 490 peer-reviewed papers