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About US

Curesponse’s technology was developed together with the Weizmann Institute of Science. The Curesponse laboratory is ISO 15189 approved for both genomics and functional tests. The cResponse treatment selection assay, has been validated on animal models of cancer (PDX). In addition, clinical validation of cResponse on different indications, testing a large variety of drugs, is ongoing at several medical centers with encouraging preliminary results.

Our Team

Dr. Hamutal Shahar

Clinical director

Hamutal holds a PhD in neuroscience from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, there she was responsible for execution of clinical studies that investigated brain anatomy and function. She gained her experience in the field of clinical R&D working on clinical studies of medical device, technology and drugs. She served as a clinical trial manager at Brainsway and afterwards worked as Senior project manager of Development & Operations at the NTE unit of Teva pharmaceuticals. Starting from December 2018, Dr. Shahar has served as Clinical Director at Curesponse Ltd.

Dr. Hagit Shapira

Lab manager

Dr. Shapira was most recently the Head of the Pathology Labs at Maccabi Institute of Pathology for 14 years. Previously, she worked as a senior scientist in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, and as senior scientist and drug development manager in QBI. Dr. Shapira holds a Ph.D in Physiology and Pharmacology from Tel Aviv University and performed post-doctoral studies at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, USA.

Dr. Sandra Hanks

UK Lab manager

Dr. Hanks has extensive experience of laboratory management and academic research. She previously worked as Clinical Genomics Laboratory Manager at The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust. Prior to this, she held a dual role as Laboratory Manager and Senior Scientist within the Division of Genetics and Epidemiology at the Institute of Cancer Research. Dr. Hanks holds a Ph.D in Molecular Genetics from the University of London and is an author on numerous scientific publications.

Simone Gil

Director of business development

Simone has experience in business development, recruiting new customers, penetrating new markets, and forming collaborations and partnerships to increase the company’s profitability. Simone was a business development manager at Pronto diagnostic and was the general manager at QualiGene, where she led the marketing, sales and business development of the company. She initiated US and European markets penetration, which resulted in a substantial increase in revenues.

Dr. Adi Zundelevich

Genomics project manager

Dr. Zundelevich has extensive experience in managing R&D projects. She previously served as Head of R&D at Genesort, developing NGS panels for personalized cancer medicine. Prior to that, Dr. Zundelevich managed the Breast cancer epigenetic laboratory at the Sheba medical center. Dr Zundelevich holds a Ph.D in life sciences from the department of Neurobiology at the Tel-Aviv University.

Mr. Guy Neev

Co-Founder & CEO

Mr. Neev has more than 20 years of experience in executive level positions in the medical and high tech industries. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Check-Cap Ltd (NASDAQ:CHEK) and Cappella (Now: Arravasc ). During his time at Check-Cap he led the Company from inception, through its successful initial public offering in the United States and listing of its securities on Nasdaq.

Dr. Seth Salpeter

Co-Founder & CTO

Dr. Salpeter has deep experience in developing and bringing new biotechnologies to market. He previously served as Chief Scientist and VP Business Development at Sight Diagnostics and worked in pharmaceuticals as a Pharmaceutical analyst at Biotechnology General (Ferring). Dr. Salpeter holds a Ph.D in biochemistry from the Hebrew University and performed Post-Doctoral studies at the Institute for Drug Research, the Hebrew University School of Pharmacy.

Dr. Vered Bar

Vice President Research & Development

Dr. Bar has an experience in managing R&D projects in the pharmaceutical industry. She previously worked at Regenera Pharma and executed its pre-clinical studies,  and served as the chief scientific advisor of Forum-MD. Dr Bar holds a Ph.D in life sciences from the Weizmann institute.

Dr. Ravid Straussman

Scientific Founder

Dr. Ravid Straussman is a senior scientist leading a research group in the Department of Molecular Cell Biology at the Weizmann Institute of Science. Dr. Straussman completed a M.D./Ph.D. program at the Hebrew University medical school, Israel. Dr. Straussman is the author of numerous scientific publications in top-tier journals such as Science and Nature, and received multiple awards including the AACR scholar in training award (2012) and the Neufeld memorial research prize (2014).

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