As the CEO of MaRS Innovation and as a member of the board of directors in multiple biomed companies, and Chairman of Hadasit Bio-Holdings Ltd. (TASE: HDST), Dr. Hofstein possesses extensive experience in life sciences development and management.
In addition to positions within the Israeli life science industry, he is also one of the founders of the non-profit Israel Life Science Industry (ILSI). Previously, Dr. Hofstein was President of Mindsense Biosystems Ltd. and Business Unit Director of Ecogen Inc. in Langhorne, USA, after serving as the Scientific Director of its Israel office.
Dr. Hofstein received his PhD and MSc in Life-Sciences and Chemistry from the Weizmann Institute of Science, and his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Physics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He completed postdoctoral training at the Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA, in both the departments of biological chemistry and neurobiology.« back