About Us

Cannabics Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTCQB: CNBX) is a U.S public company that is developing a platform that leverages novel drug-screening tools to create cannabinoid-based therapies for cancer that are more precise to a patient’s profile. By developing tools to assess effectiveness on a personalized basis, Cannabics is helping to move cannabinoids into the future of cancer therapy. The Company’s R&D is based in Israel, where it is licensed by the Ministry of Health to conduct scientific and clinical research on cannabinoid formulations and cancer. 

Cannabinoids & Cancer:
The Challenge

Cancer patients worldwide require clarity and transparency into and during their cannabinoid-based treatment to optimize therapeutic results. Cannabis Pharmaceuticals advances cannabinoid based therapies by providing precise data pertaining to the patient’s cancer cells response to a plethora of cannabinoid compositions.


Core member of Cannabics’s founding team. Prior to becoming CEO at Cannabics, Mr. Barad spent years in the online media world, taking part in many different ventures and businesses. Alongside serving as the CEO of a digital media company for over 13 years, Mr. Barad also participated in other business collaborations in many different areas including, but not limited to, the development and use of big-data and Artificial Intelligence to develop predictive models for decision making processes. Eyal has a BA in Economics & International Relations from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and an MBA with Honors from Haifa University.

Eyal Barad
Co-Founder, Board Member, CEO

Mr. Yariv, 42, brings over 20 years of successful executive experience in the medical industry. Mr. Yariv was part of the founding group of BreathID, an Oridion Medical (now medtronic) business unit and its subsequent spinoff company BreathID Inc., (now Exalenz Bioscience), which develops and manufactures advanced non-invasive diagnostic medical devices for gastrointestinal and liver conditions. Mr. Yariv also co-founded SimuTec, a medical simulation and training company in Brazil that develops and commercializes advanced personalized Virtual Reality training programs for physicians.

Gabriel Yariv
President, Board Member, COO

An environmentalist with vast experience as an entrepreneur in the medical cannabis field, with broad experience in management and finance in medical cannabis companies that operate in regulated markets. Mr. Borochov was the original Founder of Cannabics Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Itamar Borochov
Co-Founder, Chairman of the Board

Dr. Ballan holds a Ph.D. in Neurophysiology, Brain Waves and Cortical Connectivity in Attention. After obtaining his Ph.D. he was an entrepreneur in the field of neurofeedback and developed “Luna Mind” – recreational brain-computer interfaces. Dr. Ballan holds an M.Sc. from Tel-Aviv University – Magna Cum Laude – in molecular biology and anticancer drug development. Dr. Ballan was part of the research team which developed Salirasib (Treatment for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer). Since 2005 Eyal has been teaching the “Second Attention”- Neuro-Physiological aspects of Higher Perception and Cognition.

Dr. Eyal Ballan
Co-Founder, CTO

Has over 20 years of broad experience in corporate finance, accounting, M&A transactions, IPO’s and operations. Mr. Ben-Or is CEO & Founder of one of the few financial firms in Israel to have the International Standard on Assurance Engagement (ISAE 3402/SAS 70 Type II) assurance with control compliances, the new global standard for assurance reporting. He previously served as an Auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers Accounting Firm. Mr. Ben-Or holds a BA degree in Business from the College of Administration, an MBA degree from the Bar Ilan University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Uri Ben-Or

With extensive experience in both medical cannabis and digital media, Mr. Permont served as founding team member, communications director and patient instructor at Israel's first and largest medical cannabis grower for a period of 7 years, while serving as VP of Business Development for 11 years in a digital media company. Mr. Permont currently serves as the company's Vice President of Investor Relations and Public Relations.

Noam Permont
Vice President of IR & PR

Dr. Hochman holds a Ph.D. in Cancer Immunology. He brings more than 20 years of experience in versatile R&D leadership and management positions in innovative biotechnology and startup companies. Before joining cannabics, Dr. Hochman was a Co-Founder and VP R&D at SURI Technologies, a company focusing on developing personalized cancer immunotherapy. Previously he was the founder of Biology Research Services, a company that provided tailor-made solutions for startups research, and managed the Bioassay and HTS units at QBI and Rosetta Genomics.

Ilan Hochman, PhD
VP of Research and Development

Took the company public on the US exchange and is a native Washingtonian. David brings a dynamic and varied background, having worked in the Diplomatic Corps in the Israeli Foreign Office as well as a Congressional Aide in the US Congress, and General Counsel to consultants at the World Bank as well as the IDB, EX-IM and IMF in Washington, DC. He has a BA in International Relations from the University of Maryland, and JD from Antioch DC School of Law.

David E. Price, Esq
Secretary, Corporate Counsel

Advisory Board

Head of Advisory Board and Business Development Advisor Dr. Feiler is a banker and hedge fund manager. Dr. Feiler served as Board Member of Advanced Vision Technology, traded on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (VSJ), served on the Board of Safra Bank Mutual Fund Division; and has served as Administrative advisor for the Government of Ras Al Khaimah, UAE. Dr. Feiler has published extensively on business opportunities and strategies and was a frequent speaker in world events including the World Economic Forum in Davos

Dr. Gil Feiler
Head of Advisory Board and Business Development Advisor

Prof. Halpern, Senior Physician at the Gastroenterology institute in the Sourasky Medical Center in Tel-Aviv, Israel, served as Chairman of the Israeli Association of the Study of Liver, Chairman of the Israeli Gastroenterology Association, Chairman of the National Council for Food and Agriculture and is now Chairman of the National Gastro Nutrition and Liver Diseases Council at the Ministry of Health.

Prof. Zamir Halpern
Scientific Asvisor

Prof. Amos Toren is the Director of Pediatric Hemato-Oncology and BMT Department at the Sheba Medical Center since 2001 and a Professor in the division of Hematology, Sackler School of Medicine Tel-Aviv University. Prof. Toren is a specialist in Pediatrics, General Hematology and Pediatric Hemato-Oncology. He also has a PhD degree in genetics and qualified as a Master of Health Administration (MHA) at the Recannati Business School, Tel-Aviv University. Professor Toren runs numerous clinical studies, investigator initiated, company initiated, unicenter as well as multicenter.

Prof. Amos Toren, MD
Medical Advisor

Dr. Sigalit Ariely-Portnoy has vast experience in the pharmaceutical industry and managed pharmaceutical and chemical plants at Taro pharmaceutical industries Ltd as Operation Group Vice President and in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Sigalit is the CEO of Gsap, the largest consulting company for pharmaceutical and medical device companies in Israel. Sigalit Ariely-Portnoy has a BSc and PhD in Chemical Engineering and MSc in Bio-Medical Engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

Dr. Sigalit Ariely-Portnoy
Strategic Regulatory Advisor, Clinical, Quality and Validation

Dr. Mofkadi holds a Ph.D in Financial Economics from Tel Aviv University. He is a lecturer at Tel Aviv University, the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya and universities abroad. He is the author of ‘The Handbook of Corporate Valuation’. Dr. Mofkadi provides expert opinions in financing, economic, and legal proceedings, writing valuations and optimal pricing policies as well as economic analysis of competition and regulatory aspects, risk assessment and more.

Dr. Tal Mofkadi
Financial Advisor

Dr. Scapa earned his M.D in 2000 at the Technion Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel, cum laude. He later held a Research Fellowship in Hepatology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, MA, as well as a fellowship in Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection at the NTT Medical Center in Tokyo, Japan. He is an expert in invasive Endoscopy and has extensive experience in performing colonoscopies and gastroscopies. He is proficient in both diagnostic as well as invasive Endoscopic US (EUS) and serves as the head of the Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD) program in Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, initiated in 2019.

Dr. Erez Scapa, MD
Scientific Advisor