The 19th National Life Science & Technology Week May 11-13, 2021 | Digital Event, Israel

Meet the Speakers of 2021

The Best and Brightest

Our Panelists

Conference Co-Chairpersons

Senior Expert, Medical Sciences & Health Innovation

Plenary Speakers

Robert Cohen

VP of Global R&D, Chief Technology Officer, Stryker Joint Replacement

Prof. Robert Langer

Institute Professor at MIT, MIT Department of Chemical Engineering

Andrew “Cal” Callaway

Managing Director, U.S. Healthcare Investment Banking, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)

Prof. Yitshak Kreiss, MD

Director General, Sheba Medical Center

Amir Gross

Ex-CEO, Valtech

Oded S. Lieberman, PhD, MBA

Ex-CEO, NeuroDerm

Asaf Danziger

CEO, Novocure

Targeted Cancer Treatment; Cure? Maintenance? – Has Medicine Reached these Points?

Vice President and Head of Diagnostics, Pfizer Inc, Worldwide R&D - La Jolla Laboratories

Decoding the Brain Enigma: Parkinson's, Alzheimer’s ALS, Mental Disorders

Global Medical Affairs Lead, Neurosciences, The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson

Johan Luthman

Executive VP, R&D, H. Lundbeck A/S

AI Technology Redefining the Future of Biopharma, Care Delivery, and Holistic Medicine

Track Co-Chair

Global Innovation Lead, Digital Innovation Lab, Pfizer

Rosana Kapeller-Libermann, PhD

EIR, Google Ventures

Next Generation BioTherapeutics – Gene Editing, RNAi, Oligos, Cell and Gene Therapies, Microbiome and others

Track Co-Chair

Assistant Professor, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University

Richard Kendall, Phd

CEO, ImmPACT Bio Inc

Michael Alonso, PhD

VP of Immunology & Pharmacology & Co-Founder, Bolt Biotherapeutics

Bright Spots Illuminating the Future of Medical Devices

Exact and Biological Science Diagnostics – Sensors, Genomics, AI, Imaging, and others

Prof. Peter A. Noseworthy, MD

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Mayo Clinic

Robotics Role in Future Healthcare Systems

Track Chair

VP New Business Development & Partnerships, Medtronic

Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Sinovation (Beijing) Medical Technology Co., LTD

Megan Rosengarten

VP / General Manager, Surgical Robotics, Medtronic

Longevity - How to Die Young at a Very Old Age

Nir Barzilai, MD
Track Co-Chair

Rennert Professor of Aging, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Steve Austad, PhD

Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Dept of Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Mehmood Kahn

CEO, Life Biosciences

Zan Fleming, MD

Founder and Executive Chairman, Kinexum

James Peyer, PhD

Founder and Managing Partner, Kronos BioVentures

Joan Mannick, MD

Chief Medical Officer, resTORbio

Rafael de Cabo, PhD,

Senior Investigator, Translational Gerontology Branch, NIH

Prof. Eran Segal, PhD

Department of Computer Science and Applied Math, Weizmann Institute

Bio-convergence - Biologically Inspired Engineering Reshaping Future Medicine