Yair Reisner, Ph.D.
Yair Reisner, Ph.D.
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Titles & Positions

  • Professor, Department of Stem Cell Transplantation, Division of Cancer Medicine

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Grant Information

Grant ID: RR170008
Grant Mechanism: 
Recruitment of Established Investigators
Recruited From: 
Weizmann Institute
Date Awarded: 
February 15, 2017
Grant Amount: 
$6,000,000

My research has been involved, for more than thirty years, with the subject of transplantation immunology and, more specifically, with questions relating to stem cell transplantation. In particular I am recognized as a pioneer in 3-loci HLA mismatched haploidentical BMT. Two major milestones, namely transplantation of haploidentical hematopoietic lectin separated stem cells in SCID patients, and, latterly, the use of ‘mega dose’ transplants in leukemia patients, have already been translated into clinical achievements.

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