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Shaare Zedek Medical Center

Contact persons

Professor Yishai Ofran MD PhD, Professor Veronika Butin Israeli, MD PhD.

The Shaare Zedek Medical Center (SZMC; Isreal) is a major multi-disciplinary medical centre with an international reputation for excellence. As a highly esteemed academic and research institution, it serves as a teaching hospital affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. With a constant commitment to improve and provide our patients with the best possible care, the 1000-bed facility treats hundreds of thousands of patients per year in 30 departments and 70 out-patient clinics.

Prof. Yishai Ofran is the Head of Haematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation at SZMC and is professor of medicine at the Hebrew University Jerusalem. He has been responsible for designing and implementing numerous protocols for individualized treatment approaches. He is a member of the experts group who wrote the leukaemia treatment guidelines for the European Society for Medical Oncology. Prof. Veronika Butin Israeli is the Head of the Molecular Haematology Lab. Her main interest is understanding molecular mechanism underlying cross talk between immune cells and damage DNA repair.

In eRaDicate, the Shaare Zedek Medical Center will provide secondment opportunities for the DCs, and provide training in clinical trials therapeutic strategies.