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Dr. Keren-Or Amar is Vice President of Business Development at Yissum where she specializes in pursuing commercial partnerships for researchers from Hebrew University’s Medical and Life Sciences faculties. Keren-Or brings to Yissum over 10 years of experience in business development, medical marketing, strategic planning, and market research.

Prior to joining Yissum, Keren-Or served as Global Medical Marketing Manager at Panaxia Pharmaceutical, General Manager at ShizimXL, a Medical Devices Accelerator, and the Business Development Manager at Cann10 Accelerator for Medical Cannabis. Keren-Or also established and managed the Research and Development Authority at Shaare Zedek Medical Center and was responsible for the commercialization activities of projects that came from its medical staff.

Keren-Or completed her post-doctoral research at Hebrew University’s Faculty of Medicine. She holds a Ph.D in Life Sciences as well as a Master of Law from Bar-Ilan University. She completed her M.Sc and B.Sc in Biology at the Technion.
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