Dr. Salama received his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the University of Montreal (Canada) after completion of a M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering and a B.Sc. in Chemistry from University of Lyon (France). Dr. Salama started his career as a professor at University of Moncton (Canada) where his research focused on the CNS and new organic reaction mechanisms. He then moved to the pharmaceutical industry where he held R&D positions in GMP process chemistry of APIs as well as novel formulations development. Among others, he was Director of Manufacturing at Inotek (Israel) and Vice President of CMC at Chiasma (Israel).