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Mitchell Shirvan

Senior Vice President,
foamix pharmaceuticals
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Mitchell Shirvan, Ph.D., has served as the Vice President of Innovation and Discovery since August 2017. Dr. Shirvan has been with Foamix since March 2014, where he has held various leadership positions in Innovation and Research & Development. He has over 20 years of industry experience, previously holding positions as Chief Executive Officer at Macrocure Ltd. from 2008 to 2012. From 1992 until 2008, Dr. Shirvan held various positions of increasing responsibility at TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries, including Senior Director, Strategic Business Planning and Senior Manager, Research & Development. Dr. Shirvan holds a Ph.D. in microbiology from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and an MBA from the University of Bradford.      

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Pharmaceutical science 

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