Ofer Gonen has served as a member of our board of directors since September 2003. Mr. Gonen is also the Vice President of CBI. Since 2003, he has been a Partner at ARTE Venture Group Ltd. and has served as the Managing Director of Biomedical Investments and as Chairman of PolyHeal. He also currently serves on the board of directors of CureTech Ltd., Avraham Pharmaceuticals Ltd. and Clal Life Sciences L.P. Mr. Gonen is a veteran of Talpiot, a prestigious unit of the Israel Defense Forces, and was awarded the Israeli National Security Medal. Mr. Gonen holds a B.Sc. in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and an M.A. in Economics and Finance from Tel Aviv University, Israel.