Arnon NaglerMD, MSc
Dr. Nagler received his medical training at the Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel. He then carried out a postdoctoral research fellowship in hematology and bone marrow transplantation at Stanford University Hospital, Palo Alto, CA, in the USA, from 1986 to 1990. Dr. Nagler serves on the Board of Directors of the Netcord organization of cord blood banks and was the Netcord Treasurer from 2010-2013. Dr. Nagler has received several awards, including the best scientific abstract award of the ASBMT/CIBMR Tandem meeting (2004) and the best clinical abstract award of the NMDP Council Meeting (2004).
Dr. Nagler serves as the Director of the Division of Hematology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Israel and Director of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cord Blood Bank, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Israel. He is a Professor of Medicine at the Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel. Dr. Nagler is one of the pioneers of non-myeloablative and reduced intensity/toxicity allogeneic transplantations for both malignant and non-malignant disorders (Blood 1998). He established the first public cord blood bank and performed the first cord blood transplantation in Israel, and he was the leader of the alternative donor subcommittee of the ALWP of the EBMT from 2008-2010.