Phone number of Professor Zila Zuckerman04-7772541
Dr. Tsila Zuckerman is Director of the Department of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation at Rambam Health Care Campus and Clinical Associate Professor at the Ruth & Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. Her teaching activities include coordination of the Preclinical-Clinical Integrated Systems course (Hemato-Oncology) for medical students, instruction of the Capsule course and consultation of clinical-year students. Dr. Zuckerman also heads the Leukemia Research Laboratory at the Clinical Research Institute at Rambam (CRIR) and mentors PhD and MSc students.
Dr. Zuckerman received her MD (with distinction) from the Faculty of Medicine at the Technion in Haifa, Israel and performed her residency in internal medicine at the Carmel Medical Center in Haifa. She went on to complete a three-year clinical and research fellowship in hemato-oncology and bone marrow transplantation (BMT) at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA, USA). Upon her return to Israel, Dr. Zuckerman joined the Department of Hematology at Rambam Health Care Campus. Since 2006, she has been heading the Rambam Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit, where over 2,500 transplants have been performed to date, and the most advanced treatment approaches are being used for the benefit of both patients and BMT donors.
Dr. Zuckerman also serves as coordinator of the Integrative Course in Hemato-Oncology at the Faculty of Medicine of the Technion. She is co-author of about 20 scientific articles, published in the leading international journals in the field of hematology, and is a presenter at major national and international meetings. Her main research interests are the correlation between hepatitis C virus and development of lymphoma; complications of bone marrow transplantation including Veno-Occlusive Disease (VOD) and infections; and minimal residual disease in leukemia patients.