Sheba Medical Center, Israel
Director of the Israel national Hemophilia Center and Thrombosis Institute, Sheba Medical Center and Director of Amalia Biron Research Institute of Thrombosis and Hemostasis, Tel Aviv University (located at the Sheba Medical Center).
Gili Kenet is a Pediatric Hematologist, Professor and former Chair of the Hematology Department at the Sackler Medical School, Tel Aviv University.
Professor Kenet received her Medical Degree from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Her research projects have been focused on neonatal hemostasis, childhood stroke and pediatric thrombophilia, as well as the research of new therapy modes applied for people with hemophilia and severe bleeding disorders. She was awarded national grants for pediatric hematology and cancer research, study of rFVIIa mode of action, epidemiology of inhibitor evolution in hemophilia and for personalized tailoring of bypass agent therapy, and applying global hemostasis assays. Prof. Kenet pioneered in gene therapy clinical trials in Israel and novel non replacement drugs in Hemophilia.
Professor Kenet is the author of over 200 peer reviewed scientific publications, review articles and book chapters. An active member of the World Federation of Hemophilia, Israeli Society of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, and the American Society of Hematology, an active reviewer for high impact thrombosis journals and an editorial board member of the Haemophilia journal. Former Chairperson of the Israeli Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis and Chairperson of the Pediatric and Peri-natal Hemostasis Scientific Subcommittee of ISTH. Currently co-chairs the FVIII/FIX and rare bleeding disorders of the SSC of ISTH.