Sealantis is spearheaded by a motivated management team, with years of experience in the biotechnology and medical device field:
Mr. Tomer Fuchs, CEO
Mr. Fuchs is a life science executive & entrepreneur, with over 25 years experience in the medical device and high-tech industries. Mr. Fuchs joined Sealantis after serving over a decade in lead executive positions in large global companies (Medtronic Ventor, Anorad, a Rockwell Automation Co., Vishay) and startups (Releaf Medical, Meytav Incubator). He successfully led companies through different stages of growth. Mr. Fuchs holds MBA from the Heriot Watt University Edinburgh in Scotland and B.Sc. Industrial Engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.
Dr. Ohad Kimhi, R&D Manager
Dr. Kimhi has led Sealantis’s R&D activities over the past 10 years. He holds a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the Faculty for Chemical Engineering at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, an M.Sc in Biotechnology and a Ph.D in Biotechnology, both from the Interdepartmental Program for Biotechnology at the Technion.
Prof. Havazelet Bianco-Peled, Founder and CSO
Prof. Bianco-Peled is a recognized leader in bio-medical polymers. She is an Associate Professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. Her research focuses on new methods for the synthesis and the characterization of polymers for biomedical applications. Prof. Bianco-Peled received her B.Sc, M.Sc and Ph.D degrees from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, and did postdoctoral research at Minnesota University (1997-1999). She has published over 50 articles and 7 patents, and is recipient of several prestigious research awards.
Dr. Rina Lev, QA/RA Director
Dr. Lev holds over 20 years of experience in senior research, clinical and regulatory positions in the field of drug delivery and medical devices at E-Pill Pharma Ltd., CardioDex Ltd., and Carmel Biosensors Ltd., Israel. Dr. Lev holds a Ph.D in Clinical Neurophysiology from the Faculty of Medicine, the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and an MSc in Clinical Biochemistry from the Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.
Dr. Moshe Kamar
Dr. Kamar is a board certified general surgeon at Wolfson MC. Dr. Kamar has been involved in variety of medical device, biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical development. Dr. Kamar joined Sealantis as a consultant since 2012 overseeing the clinical development. As a surgeon he oversees product development bringing in his surgical experience to develop Sealantis’s state of the surgical sealant. Dr. Kamar graduated Ben Gurion university medicine school and general surgery residency at Sheba Tel- Hashomer Medical Center.
Mrs. Orit Gon Kutcher, HR and Administration Manager
Mrs. Orit Gon Kutcher has been working with Sealantis for 8 years. Previously she served as human resources professional at the Technion. She holds a B.A. in human services and information systems from the University of Haifa.
Mrs. Naama Giwnewer, Preclinical & Clinical Manager
Mrs. Naama Giwnewer is serving in Preclinical and Clinical activities at Sealantis over the past 7 years. She holds an MSc. in Neurobiology from the faculty of Life Science at Haifa University, BSc. from the faculty of Life Science at Ben-Gurion University and CRA certification.