Luba Trakhtenbrot

Chaim Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer, Israel

Luba Trakhtenbrot, PhD is the head of Molecular Cytogenetics Lab. in the Cancer Research Centre of Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, in Israel. Her lab is the major referral laboratory in Israel (adults and children) and use state-of the art molecular cytogenetics techniques (interphase FISH, SKY and combined morphological and FISH analyses) for clinical and research purposed. She has been working in animal and plant cytogenetics from 1969, for last 25 years in cancer cytogenetics and she is author of more than 60 papers in this field. Selected Publications: 1.Trakhtenbrot L, Hardan I, Koren-Michowitz M, et. al Correlation between losses of IGH or its segments and deletions of 13q14 in t(11;14) (q13; 2 q3) multiple myeloma. Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 2010 ;49(1):17-27. 2. Shani T, Onn A, Kabha A, Ben-Dov I, Adam I, Amariglio N, Yahalom R, Rechavi G, Trakhtenbrot L, Hirshberg A. Chromosomal numerical aberrations in apparently normal oral mucosa of heavy smokers affected by lung cancer. Oral Oncol. 2010;46(2):96-9. 3. Amariglio N, Hirshberg A, Scheithauer BW, Cohen Y, Loewenthal R, Trakhtenbrot L, Paz N, Koren-Michowitz M, Waldman D, Leider-Trejo L, Toren A, Constantini S, Rechavi G. Donor-derived brain tumor following neural stem cell transplantation in an ataxia telangiectasia patient. PLoS Med. 2009 Feb 17;6(2):e1000029. 4.Stanchescu R, Betts DR, Rechavi G, Amariglio N, Trakhtenbrot L. Involvement of der(12)t(12;21)(p13;q22) and as well as additional rearrangements of chromosome 12 homolog in ETV6/RUNX1-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Cancer Genet Cytogenet. 2009 Apr 1;190(1):26-32 5.Koren-Michowitz M, Hardan I, Berghoff J, Yshoev G, Amariglio N, Rechavi G, Nagler A,Trakhtenbrot L. Chromosome 13q deletion and IgH abnormalities may be both masked by near-tetraploidy in a high proportion of multiple myeloma patients: A combined morphology and I-FISH analysis. Cancer Lett. 8; 255(2):307-314, 2007

Biography Updated on 1 August 2010

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