Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, Copenhagen University and consultant neonatologist at the Department of Neonatology at The Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet. DENMARK
Dr. Greisen’s program of research has focused on causes of brain injury in preterm infants, cerebral blood flow and cerebral oxygenation, systematic follow-up studies to evaluate outcomes later in life, growth before and after birth and the consequences of growth in the perinatal period for later health, interventions in the newborn period to improve health later in life, and the ethics of medical research.
He has had more than 30 phd-students, and has part in more than 300 peer reviewed scintific papers. He recently concluded a period as the chairman of the Danish Council on Ethics. He is currently engaged in an attempt to test the clinical value of monitoring cerebral oxygenation by near-infrared spectroscopy in extremely preterm infants (the SafeBoosC project) with a group of neonatologists in 19 European countries.