Dr. Shlomit Yehudai-Reshef was born in Kibbutz Ma'ale Hachamisha. She completed her PhD in Biology in 2003 at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and pursued her postdoctoral research from 2003-2006 at Cornell University, New York, USA.
In 2008, she joined the Physics Department at the Technion, as a research-associate, where she conducted bio-physical research. This experience exposed Dr. Yehudai-Reshef to a new field in which she gained an expertise in live-cell imaging and image analysis.
In October 2012, she joined the Hematology Research Center at Rambam Health Care Campus and established the Leukemia Research Laboratory, located in the Clinical Research Institute at Rambam (CRIR), Haifa, Israel. She has been a member of the CRIR since 2016. In 2018 she was appointed CRIR vice-director.
Dr. Yehudai-Reshef is an avid believer in the synergism of collaboration between physicians and scientists and she is passionate about translational research.
Dr. Shlomit Yehudai-Reshef is currently leading the leukemia research laboratory together with Professor Tsila Zuckerman.