From Academia to Innovative Entrepreneurship: Perspectives from Israel


Dr. Miriam Kidron: Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Oramed Pharmaceuticals

 Nadav Kidron: CEO & President of Oramed Pharmaceuticals


Dr. Miriam Kidron serves as Chief Scientific Officer and Director of Oramed Pharmaceuticals, which she co-founded in 2006. Dr. Kidron is a pharmacologist and biochemist, who earned her PhD in biochemistry from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

During the last 20 years, Dr. Kidron has been a senior researcher in the Diabetes Unit at Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center in Jerusalem, Israel, earning the Bern Schlanger Award for her work on diabetes research. She was formerly a visiting professor at he Medical School at the University of Toronto and is a member of the American, European and Israeli Diabetes Associations.

Nadav Kidron serves as Chief Executive Officer & President of Oramed Pharmaceuticals, which he founded in 2006.  Mr. Kidron is an entrepreneur whose experience includes senior executive roles in a wide range of industries.

Nadav co-founded Entera Bio as a joint venture formed by Oramed and DNA Biomedical Solutions. He is a member of the IATI (Israeli Advanced Technology Industries) board; and an international lecturer on Israel’s entrepreneurial culture and the country’s roots as an oasis of innovative ideas (

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in law and an international Masters in business administration, both from Bar-Ilan University in Israel. Mr. Kidron is a fellow of the Merage Business Executive Leadership Program and a member of the Israeli Bar Association.

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Event Details

Event date: 11-07-2017
Event End Date: 11-07-2017
Cut off date 11-07-2017
Individual Price Free
Time 6:30PM - Networking reception
7:00PM - Opening remarks, Israeli Business Forum, ScienceAbroad, Ministry of Immigration and Absorption
7:15PM - Presentation and Q&A

Location White & Case LLP
1221 6th Avenue
between 48thand 49th
New York, NY
Event Language Event will be conducted in English
Location New York
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