Professor Yoram Palti founded Novocure in 2000, has been our Chief Technology Officer, serving as a consultant, since 2000 and was a director of Novocure from 2002 to 2018. Professor Palti is a professor emeritus of physiology and biophysics at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and is the inventor of Tumor Treating Fields. From 1982 to 1993, Professor Palti was the head of the Rappaport Family Institute for Research in the Medical Sciences, the research arm of the Technion Medical School. From 1968 to 1970, Professor Palti was an associate professor of physiology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Professor Palti has served as a director and consultant to EchoSense Ltd., a private medical device company, since 2010, and he also founded and managed Carmel Biosensors Ltd. and CellSense Ltd. from 1992 to 2000. Professor Palti is the author of more than 40 patents and 70 scientific papers. Professor Palti received his M.Sc., Ph.D. and M.D. from The Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School and served his residency at The Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School.

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