Contact Information

Dr. Orna Steinberg Shemer
Hematology Unit, The Rina Zaizov Hematology-Oncology Division,Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel. Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University. 
Address: 14 Kaplan Street, PO Box 559, Petach Tikvah 4920235, Israel.

Email: orna.steinberg@gmail.com
Tel:     972-544-929696

Current research interests

My research focus is on myelpopiesis and severe congenital neutropenia. We study the malignant transformation processes in patients with congenital neutropenia. We use iPSC models of severe congenital neutropenia. 

Clinical Expertise related to EuNet-INNOCHRON

I am a pediatric hematologist-oncologist. My major clinical interest is non-malignant hematology, and especially inherited bone marrow failure syndromes. 

Laboratory Epertise related to EuNet-INNOCHRON

  • Hematopoietic models. 
  • Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC). 
  • Flow cytometry. 
  • Molecular biology. 
  • Gene editing.

Recent publications related to Eunet-INNOCHRON

  • Steinberg-Shemer O, Goldberg TA, Yacobovich J, et al. Characterization and genotype-phenotype correlation of patients with Fanconi anemia in a multi-ethnic population [published online ahead of print, 2019 Sep 26]. Haematologica.2019;haematol.2019.222877. doi:10.3324/haematol.2019.222877
  • Seo A, Steinberg-Shemer O, Unal S, et al. Mechanism for survival of homozygous nonsense mutations in the tumor suppressor gene BRCA1. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018;115(20):5241–5246. doi:10.1073/pnas.1801796115
  • Steinberg-Shemer O, Keel S, Dgany O, et al. Diamond Blackfan Anemia: A Nonclassical Patient With Diagnosis Assisted by Genomic Analysis. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2016;38(7):e260–e262. doi:10.1097/MPH.0000000000000587