TEL AVIV, Israel, March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Cannabics' Pharmaceutical (CNBX) Board of Directors is proud to announce its addition of several highly-respected professionals to its Board of Advisors. The new Advisors are Dr. Gil Feiler, Dr. Martin Burow, Dr.Tal Mofkadi, Prof. Amos Toren and Dr. Sigalit Ariely-Portnoy.
"We are honored to have the newly appointed members on our team, sharing the research on the therapeutic values of cannabinoids," said Dr. Eyal Ballan, CTO of Cannabics Pharmaceuticals.
The company's Board of Advisors are:
Dr. Gil Feiler - Head of Advisory Board and Business Development Advisor. Dr. Feiler is a banker and hedge fund manager. Dr. Feiler served as Board Member of Advanced Vision Technology, traded on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (VSJ), served on the Board of Safra Bank Mutual Fund Division; and has served as Administrative advisor for the Government of Ras Al Khaimah, UAE. Dr. Feiler has published extensively on business opportunities and strategies and was a frequent speaker in world events including the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Prof. Amos Toren, MD, Medical Advisor. Prof. Amos Toren is the Director of Pediatric Hemato-Oncology and BMT Department at the Sheba Medical Center since 2001 and a Professor in the division of Hematology, Sackler School of Medicine Tel-Aviv University. Prof. Toren is a specialist in Pediatrics, General Hematology and Pediatric Hemato-Oncology. He also has a PhD degree in genetics and qualified as a Master of Health Administration (MHA) at the Recannati Business School, Tel-Aviv University. Professor Toren runs numerous clinical studies, investigator initiated, company initiated, unicenter as well as multicenter.
Dr. Martin Burow, Scientific Advisor. Dr. Martin Burow is the founder and owner of DMB-Diagnostics GmbH and a specialist at medical sales and marketing activities in Asia and Europe. Dr. Burow specializes in the development and sale of devices for diagnostic analysis and diagnostic markers. Dr. Burow holds a Phd in BioChemistry from the University of Münster.
Dr. Tal Mofkadi, Financial Advisor. Dr. Mofkadi holds a Ph.D in Financial Economics from Tel Aviv University. He is a lecturer at Tel Aviv University, the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya and universities abroad. He is the author of 'The Handbook of Corporate Valuation'. Dr. Mofkadi provides expert opinions in financing, economic, and legal proceedings, writing valuations and optimal pricing policies as well as economic analysis of competition and regulatory aspects, risk assessment and more.
Dr. Sigalit Ariely-Portnoy, Strategic Regulatory Advisor, Clinical, Quality and Validation. Dr. Sigalit Ariely-Portnoy has vast experience in the pharmaceutical industry and managed pharmaceutical and chemical plants at Taro pharmaceutical industries Ltd as Operation Group Vice President and in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd as OSD plant manager. In the last 7 years, Sigalit is the CEO of Gsap, the largest consulting company for pharmaceutical and medical device companies in Israel. Sigalit Ariely-Portnoy has a BSc and PhD in Chemical Engineering and MSc in Bio-Medical Engineering from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.
Itamar Borochov, CEO of Cannabics Pharmaceuticals said, "The combination of scientific, financial and regulatory knowledge in our board gives us the tools to make well educated decisions as we continue to evolve further in making our vision relevant and accessible to cancer patients worldwide."
About Cannabics Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Cannabics Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CNBX), a U.S-based public company, is dedicated to the development of personalized anti-cancer and palliative treatments. The Company's R&D is based in Israel, where it is licensed by the Ministry of Health for its work in both scientific and clinical research. The Company's focus is on harnessing the therapeutic properties of natural Cannabinoid formulations and diagnostics. Cannabics engages in developing individually tailored natural therapies for cancer patients, utilizing advanced screening systems and personalized bioinformatics tools.
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