Register now to hear Dr. Moshe Israeli, director of the tissue typing laboratory at Rabin Medical Center in Israel, discuss the fascinating clinical world of immunogenetics and the role of cord blood in stem cell donor searches.
Save the Cord Foundation and Mediware, Inc. are proud to welcome Dr. Moshe Israeli for our next edition of Share the Science on March 14th, 2017. Share the Science is a free webinar series focused on the cord blood industry and the latest research in this field. As always, we invite both health professionals and the general public to join us for this enlightening presentation.
Dr. Moshe ISRAELI
from the Rabin Medical Center in Israel
“Stem Cell Donor Search in the Global Village: What Lies Ahead?”
Tuesday, March 14: 1:30 CT/2:30 ET
Free to register. Open to the public.
For this edition of Share the Science, Dr. Israeli will explain the challenges of finding a suitable matched donor and the new promise of using cord blood for transplants. He will also explore the growing complexity of global searches and the impact genetics is playing in creating new challenges. Dr. Israeli will discuss:
- The basics of immunogenetics and the challenges of tissue typing
- Immunological challenges of a stem cell transplant
- The process of a global stem cell donor search and, in particular, a cord blood stem cell search
- How today’s “global village” is creating new challenges for the transplant community
As the director of the tissue typing laboratory of the Beilinson Hospital, Rabin Medical Center in Israel, Dr. Israeli is responsible for all immuno-genetic diagnostic testing of all organ and stem cell transplants carried out by the Clalit Health Services organization in Israel. In addition he serves as the quality manager of the Bedomayich-Chayi public cord blood bank in Jerusalem.
Dr. Israeli has a PhD in transplant immunology from the Bar-Ilan University and has completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands. He has presented lectures in multiple international meetings and has received several awards in his field of expertise, such as the J. Marilyn McQueen Award for outstanding scientists on behalf of the American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI), The Wolf Foundation Scholarship for outstanding researchers, and others.
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