Professor of Pediatrics, Senior Hospital Physician, MD, PhD
University of Copenhagen and Copenhagen Prospective Studies on Asthma in Children (COPSAC), Herlev & Gentofte Hospital.
Klaus Bønnelykke received his medical degree from the University of Copenhagen in 2002 and finished his PhD entitled “Intrauterine and genetic factors in early childhood sensitization” at COPSAC in 2010. He has been Clinical Research Associate Professor at the University of Copenhagen and Herlev-Gentofte University Hospital since 2016, visiting Associate Professor at the Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago from 2016-17, and Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Copenhagen and Herlev-Gentofte University Hospital since 2019.
Klaus’ research focus is early origins and functional subtypes (endotypes) of asthma, allergy and eczema with a particular emphasis on genetics. This has resulted in novel discoveries of susceptibility genes and other risk factors for asthma, eczema and allergy. He has authored or co-authored more than 100 peer-reviewed articles in international medical journals.