Blood Cancers


​Listed below are some of the research projects that ICRF has supported in order to help eradicate Blood Cancers:

​Shai Izraeli, M.D.
Chaim Sheba Medical Center
"Modeling Initiation of Human Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia by Activated Cytokine Receptors Signaling"
Topic:  Acute Lymphoblatic Leukemia


Boaz Tirosh, Ph.D.
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
"Exploiting ER Stress/mTOR Synthetic Lethality for B Cell Tumors Treatment"
Topic:  Plasmacytoma and Multiple Myeloma

Marjorie Pick, Ph.D.
Hadassah University Hospital
"Generating Functional Platelets from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells"
Topic:  Using stem cells to produce an alternative source of transfusable platelets


Michael Milyavsky, Ph.D.
Tel Aviv University
"Isolation and Characterization of Novel Therapy Resistance Factors in Acute Myeloid Leukemia"
Topic:  Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) and resistance to therapy


Noa Rabinowicz, Ph.D.
Chaim Sheba Medical Center
"The Role of Centrosomal Amplification and Aneuploidy in Cancer – Modeling in the Hematopoietic System"
Topic:  The role of genomic and chromosomal instability in pre-leukemic conditions