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Mediware and Save the Cord Foundation are proud to bring you this exclusive speaker series. Join us and your colleagues as they share their latest research, opinions on industry news, and so much more. We look forward to having you join our monthly Share-the-Science audience to experience for yourself this exciting and dynamic series!

Recorded: Tuesday, March 14th

Share the Science Series

Watch this webinar to hear Dr. Moshe Israeli, PhD, who serves as the director of the tissue typing laboratory at Beilinson Hospital, Rabin Medical Center in Israel. In his clinical duty 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.

Webinar Summary: 

The webinar will introduce the audience to the fascinating clinical world of immuno-genetics. Why is it so important to find a fully matched donor for a patient who need a stem cell transplant? Why is it so difficult to find such a donor? We will learn about the challenges of finding a suitable matched donor and about the new promise of using cord blood for transplantation.

From the point of view of the clinical team, we will experience the complexity of worldwide global searches for suitable donors and we we will investigate whether the ‘global village’ is helpful or not for the patients.

Dr. Moshe Israeli, PhD

Dr. Moshe Israeli serves as the director of the tissue typing laboratory of the Beilinson Hospital, Rabin Medical Center in Israel. In his clinical duty 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 post-doctoral fellowship in the Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands. He has presented lectures in multiple international meetings such as the National Marrow Donor Program council meeting, ASHI and EFI annual meetings etc.

Dr. Moshe Israeli has received several awards in his field of expertise, such as the Marilyn McQueen Award for an outstanding scientist on behalf of the American Society for Histocompatibility and Immuno-genetics, The Wolf Foundation Scholarship for outstanding researchers and others.

He has been a member of several international committees such as the ASHI EPT committee, World Marrow Donors Association Quality Assurance working group and the standards and QA committee of the European Federation for Immuno-genetics.

Dr. Israeli has published more than 23 scientific publications in leading international scientific journals. His research focus is in immuno-genetic aspects of transplant immunology and population immuno-genetics of the Israeli population.