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Drug Dev. Team
Board of Directors
Pnina Fishman, Ph.D., CEO
Prof. Fishman is the scientific founder of the company and was previously a professor of Life Sciences and headed the Laboratory of Clinical and Tumor Immunology at the Felsenstein Medical Research Institute, Rabin Medical Center. Prof. Fishman is a very accomplished scientist and has authored or co-authored over 150
and presented the findings of her research at many major scientific meetings. Her scientific work was the foundation on which Can-Fite was built. This scientific work has gained recognition as one of the leading approaches for new generation therapies for cancer and other diseases. Her past managerial experience included seven years as CEO of Mor Research Application (MRA), a company that was in charge of the commercialization of intellectual property from all hospitals and research centers of Clalit Health Services, the largest healthcare provider in Israel, and was also the first clinical CRO in Israel. She was also involved in the establishment and served on the Board of Directors of several life sciences technology start-ups.
Motti Farbstein, CFO
Motti Farbstein past managerial experience included seven years as VP of Mor Research Application (MRA), a company that was in charge of commercialization of intellectual property from all hospitals and research centers of Clalit Health Services, the largest healthcare provider in Israel, and was also the first clinical CRO in Israel. He has extensive experience in data management of clinical trials.
Barak Singer, VP Business Development
Barak Singer has more than 10 years of experience in investment banking, venture capital and business development. Prior to joining Can-Fite, Mr. Singer was VP Business Development at Xenia Venture Capital. Before joining Xenia, Mr. Singer was Managing Director Co-Head of Investment Banking at Tamir Fishman & Co, the Israeli strategic affiliate of RBC Capital Markets. Mr. Singer focused on capital raisings & mergers and acquisitions, and led Tamir Fishman investment banking activities in the life science field. Before joining Tamir Fishman, Mr. Singer was a paralegal at S. Horowitz & Co, a leading Israeli commercial law firm.