Prof. Eithan Galun
Chairman of the Scientific Board
Prof. Eithan Galun is a co-founder of Silenseed and serves as the Chairman of the Scientific Board of the company from its inception. Galun serves as the Director of the Goldyne Savad Gene Therapy Institute in Hadassah Medical Center (an institute of 80 investigators), and as President of the Israeli Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ISGCT). Galun is also the Chairman of the scientific board of Aptateck Ltd, a scientific advisor to MGVS Ltd and has founded a number of companies in the past. Galun wrote over 150 scientific reports and has over 15 active grants. In addition, Galun is co-chair of the Israel Council for Higher Education, called I-Core- Israeli Centers of Research Excellence on Genomics of complex diseases. Galun is a renowned researcher in the fields of RNAi, microRNA, delivery of naked DNA, gene therapy and chronic liver diseases.