Professor Luis Madero López is a pediatric oncologist and the head of the Pediatric Hematology & Oncology Department of both the Children’s University Hospital “Niño Jesús” and the University Hospital “Quirón Pozuelo”. He is also full professor of Pediatrics at Autonoma University of Madrid and he is the lead investigator of the Research Group for Hematopoietic Stem Cells and Cell Therapy at the Research Institute “La Princesa”.

Some of his research projects include childhood leukemia, cell and oncolytic immunotherapy for metastatic or refractory pediatric tumors, physical exercise in children with cancer, early-phase clinical trials, and the development of new targeted therapies.

Prof. Madero leads several translational research projects about childhood cancer funded by competitive national and international grants. Over the last ten years, he has maintained a steady level of scientific output and funding.