Dr. Yaniv Cohen

Co-Founder & CSO

Dr.  Cohen (Ph.D, M.Sc.)  co-founder of IR-Med and scientist at the Weizmann Institute of Science,  is a skilled researcher, engineer and entrepreneur, with years of experience leading R&D development for medical devices companies. His fields of expertise include electro-optics, infrared spectroscopy and medical devices products using infrared light.  His current research at Prof. Avigdor Scherz’s lab at the Weizmann Institute of Science is focused on the launch of Immune Photoactivated Cancer Therapy treatments for solid tumors using Near Infrared lasers combined with drug therapy. He has successfully led the development of medical devices from early concept to commercial product.

Previous work experience includes positions with Cisco and Tokyo Electron Israel. Dr. Cohen earned his Ph.D. from the renowned National Research University HSE, School of Electronic Engineering Institute of Electronics and Mathematics (MIEM HSE) in Moscow. Russia.


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