The BioLineRx management team brings together seasoned executives with decades of experience in medicine, drug development, clinical studies, and financial and corporate development. Our management team is supported by a staff built of drug development professionals with experience in preclinical investigation, manufacturing and clinical testing, and physician-project managers with deep domain-specific expertise.
KINNERET SAVITSKY, PhD
Dr. Savitsky led BioLineRx's pre-clinical drug development efforts through BioLine Innovations Jerusalem since 2004. Dr. Savitsky was formerly the Vice President, Biology, Research and Development at Compugen (NASDAQ: CGEN), a leading biotechnology company. She joined Compugen in 1997 as a senior scientist in Compugen's newly founded laboratory and led the company's shift from computational genomics to development of diagnostics and therapeutics. She was responsible for all of Compugen's drug candidate identification and development, as well as experimental biology. At Compugen she managed a team of over 35 scientists and drug developers. Dr. Savitsky completed her PhD, with distinction, in the Department of Human Genetics at Tel Aviv University on the subject of identification of the gene responsible for a genetic disease. Dr. Savitsky also holds a BSc in Life Sciences from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and an MSc from the Department of Human Genetics at Tel Aviv University.
Chief Financial and
Mr. Serlin brings to BioLineRx over 27 years of experience in a wide range of accounting and financial management positions. Most recently, Mr. Serlin was CFO/COO of Kayote Networks. Prior to this, he was CFO of Tescom Software Systems Testing, an IT services company publicly traded in both Tel Aviv and London. His background also includes senior positions at Chiaro Networks and Deloitte, where he was head of the SEC and US Accounting Department at the National Office in Tel Aviv, as well as seven years working at the US Securities and Exchange Commission at its Washington DC headquarters. Mr. Serlin is a CPA and holds a Master's degree in Economics and Public Policy from The George Washington University.
MOSHE PHILLIP, MD
Vice President of Medical Affairs
and Senior Clinical Advisor
Professor Phillip is the Director of the Institute for Endocrinology
and Diabetes, Israel National Center for Childhood Diabetes
and served as the Vice Dean and Head of School for Continuing
Medical Education of the Sackler School of Medical Education
at Tel Aviv University. Professor Phillip manages the Institute’s
Clinical Research Center (CRC), with in house research coordinators,
statisticians, nurses and physicians. Professor Phillip
is the senior PI of numerous clinical studies including
Growth hormone (norditropin), Lantus (Sanofi Aventis), Detemir
(Novo Nordisk), Candersartan Cilexetil (Astra Zeneca), and
Medtronic’s patented insulin pump and glucose sensors.
Professor Phillip's expertise and experience in both bench
and clinical research includes clinical studies from Phase
II to post marketing. His bench research is focused mainly
on finding ways to prevent diabetic complications and understanding
the interaction between hormones and the epiphyseal growth
plate, while his clinical research focuses on diabetes and
growth, including studies in immunomodulation and prevention
of diabetes mellitus. Professor Phillip is an Associate Editor
and on the editorial board of 3 medical journals and a member
of the Pediatric and Diabetic National Councils of Health.
Vice President of Business Development,
BioLineRx USA, Inc.
Mr. Gamliel brings 15 years of experience in the healthcare
industry to BioLineRx USA, Inc. Mr. Gamliel joined BioLineRx
USA from the US office of BSP, Inc. (Biological Signal Processing,
Inc.), a cardiology diagnostics company, where he was Vice
President of Sales and Marketing. Previously, Mr. Gamliel
served as Vice President of Sales at Compugen USA, Inc. (Nasdaq:
CGEN). He also served as Sales & Marketing Manager for
Europe at Voltaire Ltd. (Nasdaq: VOLT) and held a Franchise
Manager position at Johnson & Johnson Medical Israel.