Dr. Luis Madero

Head of Paediatric Haemato-Oncology at Quirónsalud Madrid University Hospital.

Dr. Madero has been developing his work for over 37 years; as well as running the Paediatric Haemato-Oncology Department at Quirónsalud Madrid Hospital, he is Head of Haemato-Oncology and Haematopoietic Transplantation at Niño Jesús University Children’s Hospital in Madrid. He has also spent a large part of his professional career teaching and is now Professor of Paediatrics at the Autonomous University of Madrid.

Professional experience
  • Head of Paediatric Haemato-Oncology at Quirónsalud Madrid University Hospital.
  • Head of Haemato-Oncology and Haematopoietic Transplantation at Niño Jesús University Children’s Hospital, 2003 - present.
  • He is currently Professor of Paediatrics at the Autonomous University of Madrid.
  • Group Leader at La Princesa Hospital Research Institute.
  • Head of Oncology at Sanitas Group, 2010-2016.
  • Head of Oncology and Haematopoietic Transplantation at Niño Jesús University Children’s Hospital, 1995-2003.
  • Specialist in Haemato-Oncology and Haematopoietic Transplantation at Niño Jesús University Children’s Hospital, 1989-1995.
  • Professor of Paediatrics at the Autonomous University of Madrid, 1989-2004.
  • Resident Medical Intern in Paediatrics at Ramón y Cajal Hospital, 1979-1982.
Membership in scientific societies
  • Spanish Paediatric Association (AEP) (1992-present).
  • Spanish Association of Paediatric Haematology.
  • Spanish Association of Paediatric Oncology.
  • SIOP (International Society of Paediatric Oncology).
  • EBMT (European Bone Marrow Transplantation).
  • Spanish Association of Haematology and Haemotherapy (AEHH).
  • Spanish Association of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology (SEHOP).
  • Patron of the Leukaemia and Lymphoma Foundation, 2001-present.
  • Secretary of the Paediatrics Foundation, 2007-2009.
  • President of the Paediatric Haemato-Oncology Foundation, 2003-present.
  • Patron of the McDonalds Foundation, 1997-present.
  • Patron of the Caico Foundation, 2009-present.
  • President of the Scientific Commission for the ‘One in a hundred thousand’ Foundation, 2013-present.
  • President of the Scientific Commission for the ‘Play Therapy’ Foundation, 2017.
  • President of the Spanish Paediatrics Association Foundation, 2009-2017.
Research and teaching
  • Corresponding Academic for the Royal Academy of Medicine, June 2017.
  • Professor of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine at the Autonomous University of Madrid, February 2009 - present.
  • Vice-Rector of Academic Planning, Faculty of Medicine, 2002-2008.
  • Director of the ‘Antineoplastic chemotherapy in cancer patients’ Sponsored Chair, Autonomous University of Madrid, Mundipharma, 2010-2017.
  • Director of the ‘Infectious pathology in immunosuppressed patients’ Sponsored Chair, Autonomous University of Madrid, Gilead, 2006.
  • Principal Investigator in publicly-subsidised competitive research projects (FISS: 10).
  • Collaborating Researcher in publicly-subsidised competitive research projects (FISS: 9, CAM: 1).
  • Principal Investigator in privately-subsidised competitive research projects (3).
  • Collaborating Researcher in privately-subsidised competitive research projects (3).
  • Principal Investigator in clinical trials (17).
  • 14 books published.
  • 75 book chapters.
  • 225 conferences/presentations.
  • Community of Madrid Silver Plate 2008.
  • Military Order of Merit with White Distinction Medal, 2006.
  • Research awards (11).

Languages for clinical practice
  • Spanish
  • English