Dr. Rami Skaliter
Rami Skaliter, M.Sc., Ph.D., is the CEO of Cell Cure Neurosciences and was appointed in June 2017. In his last position, Dr. Skaliter worked for ten years as the Chief Operating Officer of Quark Pharmaceuticals, a late-stage pharmaceutical company developing siRNA-based novel therapeutics. Previously, Dr. Skaliter held various corporate and research executive positions at Quark Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Skaliter obtained his B.Sc. in Biology at the Ben-Gurion University and his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Biochemistry at the Weizmann Institute in Israel. He specialized in the biochemistry of replication and mutagenesis mechanisms. Between 1993 and 1995, prior to joining Quark, Dr. Skaliter completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Stanford University. Dr. Skaliter serves as a director of Tikcro Technologies Ltd., a public company developing therapeutic antibodies.
Mr. Culley is CEO of our parent company, Lineage Cell Therapeutics, Inc.. Prior to joining Lineage in September 2018, Mr. Culley served from August 2017 to September 17, 2018 as Interim Chief Executive Officer at Artemis Therapeutics, Inc., a, where he was responsible for the management of the company. Mr. Culley previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Mast Therapeutics, Inc. (“Mast”), from February 2010, and was also a member of its Board of Directors from December 2011, until Mast’s merger with Savara, Inc. in April 2017. Mr. Culley served from January 2007 to February 2010 as Mast’s Chief Business Officer and Senior Vice President, from February 2006 to January 2007 as Mast’s Senior Vice President, Business Development, and from December 2004 to February 2006 as Mast’s Vice President, Business Development. From 2002 until 2004, Mr. Culley was Director of Business Development and Marketing for Immusol, Inc. From 1999 until 2000, he worked at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Department of Technology Transfer & Intellectual Property Services and from 1996 to 1999 he conducted drug development research for Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. Mr. Culley has more than 25 years of business and scientific experience in the life sciences industry. He received a B.S. in biology from Boston College, a masters in biochemistry and molecular biology from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and an M.B.A. from The Johnson School of Business at Cornell University.
Observer: Dr. Tamar Raz HBL
Dr. Tamar Raz is the CEO of Hadasit, the technology transfer company of Hadassah Medical Organization (HMO).
In her previous position, she served as VP of Marketing and Strategy of Ramot, the technology transfer company of Tel Aviv University, where she was responsible for the company’s strategic alliances and marketing activities.
Prior to joining Ramot in 2004, she directed the establishment and served as the CEO of Allergene, an Israeli startup company that was founded as an incubator project.