Prof. Max Herzberg, the Founder and Chairperson of the Board of Vidac Pharma, is a renowned scientist and entrepreneur and one of the founding fathers of the Israel life sciences industry. Prof. Herzberg founded Orgenics and the EagerBio Group, is the co-founder of PixCell, and served as chairperson of several Israeli biotechnology companies and as chairperson of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory Enterprise Management (Heidelberg, Germany). Prof. Herzberg holds a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the Weizmann Institute of Science.
Dr. Brickman joined Vidac in 2014 and brings to Vidac more than 35 years of experience in medical practice, laboratory and clinical research, drug development, clinical operations, safety monitoring and regulatory experience. Chaim received his medical degree from the Albert Einstein Medical Center, internal medicine certification at Wayne State University Medical Center, and fellowship training at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID, NIH). After holding teaching, research, and leadership roles at the NIH, Uniformed Services Medical Center (Maryland), Wayne State University Medical Center, Sinai Hospital of Detroit’s Research Institute, and Wolfson Medical Center (Israel), Chaim held senior positions at Inotek Pharmaceuticals Corporation (USA) and Teva Pharmaceuticals (Israel) where he helped manage Phase I-III clinical trials in the US, Israel, Western Europe, Australia, India, and Eastern Europe. In addition, Dr. Brickman has chaired an Institutional Review Board in the United States and served as medical monitor for numerous international pharmaceutical companies and Contract Research Organizations.