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Jeanette Bresson Ladegaard Knox

Jeanette Bresson Ladegaard Knox

Associate Professor

Primary fields of research

Medical Ethics, in particular clinical ethics

Medical Humanities, in particular developing a humanistic, philosophical and aesthetic approach to medicine

Narrative Medicine

Personalized Medicine

Conceptual areas of interest:

Death, mortality, the self, being, time, vulnerability, creativity, the art of living and dialogue.

Current research

Research project, January 2016-December 2018 (grant from 'Knæk Cancer Pulje', the Danish Cancer Society): "Late effects and Survivorship: Being in Life post Cancer?"


Research project, September 2017-March 2022 (Semper Aude grant from the Carlsberg Foundation): Research and Ethics Lab Coordinator in project 'Personalized Medicine in the Danish Welfare State' (MeInWe). See link:

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