Prof. Gideon Rechavi

Prof. Gidi Rechavi, MD-PhD, a member of the European Academy of Cancer Sciences and of the Israeli Academy of Sciences, is board certified in Hematology, Pediatrics, and Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and holds the Djerassi Chair in Oncology. He established and headed the Pediatric Hemato-Oncology Department and today heads the Cancer Research Center and the Wohl Center for Translational Medicine which he established at the Sheba Medical Center. His research interests are RNA epigenetics, transposable genetic elements and cancer genomics.
Research activities
• The deciphering of the role of RNA epigenetics, including RNA editing and RNA methylation in the regulation of gene expression and cell fate.
• The study of transposable genetic elements in cancer and  neurodevelopmental disorders
• Genetically non-identical tumors
• Genetic and genomic studies relevant to cancer and genetic diseases
Prof. Gidi Rechavi MD
Sheba Medical Center





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