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Jonathan Canaani

Jonathan Canaani

  • MD
  • Hemato-Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Acute Leukemia
  • Hebrew
  • English
  • Italian


The Director of Sheba’s Leukemia Unit, Dr. Canaani, has extensive experience in treating hematological malignancies, particularly acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). He is currently focused on translational aspects of AML and ALL research, aiming to delineate molecular mechanisms associated with specific response patterns in leukemia patients receiving conventional chemotherapy as well as novel targeted therapies.


  • Director of the Leukemia Unit, Sheba Medical Center
  • Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
  • Member of the American Society of Hematology
  • Member of the Israeli Society of Hematology

Education and Training

  • Hemato-Oncology Fellowship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Postdoctoral research, Laboratory of Prof. Tsvee Lapidot, Department of Immunology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Israel
  • M.D., School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Board Certifications

  • Israel Board of Internal Medicine
  • Israel Board of Hematology


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