Dr. Elad Jacoby is a physician-scientist focusing on cellular therapies for pediatric malignancies.
He graduated from the Tel Aviv University, and completed the pediatric residency at the Sheba Medical Center, Israel, and Pediatric Hematology and Oncology fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and the National Cancer Institute, MD, USA. He completed a cell therapy clinical and research fellowship at the National Cancer Center.
Dr. Jacoby heads the cell therapy center in Pediatrics at the Sheba Medical Center, and is a Senior Lecturer in Pediatrics at the Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University. He is a board certified pediatric hematologist and oncologist, and an expert in childhood leukemia and in CAR T cells.
His research interests include CAR T-cell clinical applications, leading international clinical trials in the field; Biology of CAR T-cells, leading translational lab-based research; and mitochondrial augmentation, leading the preclinical development and the first-in-human clinical trial of MAT in patients