Amir Weisberg – Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Weisberg has been leading PolyPid since 2010 and has 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur and CEO of start-up companies with two financial exits. Prior to PolyPid, Mr. Weisberg managed start-up companies in the Life Science sphere, from incubator stage to clinical trials, including leading the financing rounds for these companies.

Noam Emanuel, Ph.D. – Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Emanuel has vast experience in biotechnology projects, including development of drug delivery systems and immunology. His extensive expertise includes immunotherapy, vaccines, immunodiagnostics, systemic and local drug-delivery, and medical devices. Dr. Emanuel has a number of approved patents in the field of drug delivery and diagnostics. Dr. Emanuel is a co-founder of PolyPid and served as its CEO during the company’s first three years. He received his Ph.D. degree from the Faculty of Medicine at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Dikla Czaczkes Akselbrad – Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Czaczkes Akselbrad spent over 12 years with Compugen the last 7 years of which as Chief Financial Officer where she played a leading role in numerous capital transactions raising over $130M. Before joining Compugen, Ms. Czaczkes Akselbrad was Chief Financial Officer of Packet Technologies Ltd., and an audit manager at Ernst & Young Israel. She holds an MBA in finance and a BA in accounting and economics, both from Tel Aviv University, and is a certified public accountant in Israel.

Dan J. Gelvan, Ph.D. – Executive Vice President

Dr. Gelvan is a seasoned healthcare executive with over twenty years of experience working with, managing and investing in life sciences companies. Until recently, Dr. Gelvan was Managing Director of Aurum Ventures where he was responsible for life science investments. In the past, Dr. Gelvan was founder and CEO of I2O Pharma and Zetiq Technologies and CEO of Gammacan International (OTCBB: GCAN) and Vecta Ltd. Dr. Gelvan holds a Ph.D. in Business Economics from RUC in Denmark and is an experienced lecturer in corporate finance and entrepreneurship.

Jack Eitan Kyiet – Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Kyiet has 15 years’ experience holding a senior operations and business planning position in Biosense Webster (a Johnson & Johnson company), several business development and strategic alliance positions with Lumenis and also an M&A and high-tech partner in a major Tel Aviv law firm and an in-house counsel to a publicly-traded company in Israel and on NASDAQ. He holds an LL.B. in law and an MBA, both from Haifa university.

Dalit Hazan – VP Regulatory Affairs

Ms. Hazan has over 20 years of diversified managerial experience in the Regulatory Affairs field. Ms. Hazan has vast experience in registration submissions of different pharmaceutical dosage forms and in different markets such as US, EU, CA, IL and rest of the world. Previously she held Regulatory Affairs managerial positions at Teva Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Head of RA Department) as well as harmonization of RA procedures globally (as part of Global RA compliance), and Dexcel Pharma Ltd. (RA Manager). Ms. Hazan holds  an M.Sc. degree in Physiology and Pharmacology from Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.

Technology

The PLEX™ (Polymer-Lipid Encapsulation matriX) platform is a matrix made of alternating layers of polymers and lipids that allows controlled, local release of unmodified drugs over extended periods of time.

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D-PLEX100

Provides safe and effective local antibiotic protection against SSI (surgical Site Infection) at the needed tissues or organs by administration during surgical procedures.

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D-PLEX1000

Comprised of antibiotic eluting ß tri-calcium phosphate (ßTCP) granules, designed for bone related infections applications.

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