Prof. Ronit Satchi-Fainaro
Qualifications: With extensive experience in clinical medicine and research, Prof. Satchi-Fainaro provides in-depth knowledge of medicine and science.
Prof. Satchi-Fainaro joined the Board of Directors in 2018.
Prof. Satchi-Fainaro is a Full Professor at Tel Aviv University, where she has served as Head of the Cancer Research and Nanomedicine Laboratory since 2006, Chair of the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine since 2014, The Kurt and Herman Lion Chair in Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies since 2017, Director of the Cancer Biology Research Center since 2020 and a member of the Preclinical Dean’s Committee since 2015. She served as President of The Israel Controlled Release Society from 2010 to 2014. In 2003, she was appointed Instructor in Surgery at Children’s Hospital in Boston and Harvard Medical School, where she has been a Visiting Professor since 2005.
Prof. Satchi-Fainaro also serves as a consultant to several biotech and pharmaceutical companies, and is a member of the scientific advisory board of the Blavatnik Center for Drug Discovery, The Israel Cancer Association and Vall d’Hebron University Hospital Foundation—Research Institute. She is also a member of several editorial boards of scientific journals.
Prof. Satchi-Fainaro received her B.Pharm. from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem in 1995 and her Ph.D. in Polymer Chemistry and Cancer Nanomedicine from the University of London in 1999. She spent two years as a postdoctoral research fellow on biochemistry and protein delivery at Tel Aviv University and two years as a postdoctoral research fellow on vascular and cancer biology at Harvard University and Children’s Hospital in Boston.