Cannabics Pharmaceuticals has been conducting research on the antitumor effects of cannabinoid formulations on cancer since its establishment in 2014.

  • Capital Markets: OTCQB (CNBX)
  • Capital raised to date: 12M usd
  • State of the art in-house drug discovery facilities
  • Licensed by the Israeli Ministry of Health to conduct research using cannabinoids on cancer


EYAL BARAD Co-Founder, Director, CEO Mr. Barad holds a BA in Economics & International Relations from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and an MBA with Honors from Haifa University.
Prior to becoming CEO at Cannabics, Mr. Barad served as CEO of an international digital media company for over 20 years.
GABRIEL YARIV President, Director, COO Mr. Yariv holds a BA, Cum Laude, from Boston University in Philosophy, Political Science and History.
Mr. Yariv 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 spin off 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.
DR. EYAL BALLAN Co-Founder, CTO Dr. Ballan holds a Ph.D. In Neurophysiology, Brain Waves and Cortical Connectivity from Haifa University.
After obtaining his Ph.D. Dr. Ballan was an entrepreneur in the field of Neurofeedback. Dr. Ballan also holds an MSC, Magna Cum Laude, from Tel-Aviv University in Molecular Biology and Anticancer Drug Development.
URI BEN-OR CFO Mr. Ben-Or holds a BA in Business Administration from the College of Management Academic Studies, and an MBA from the Bar-Ilan University. Mr Ben-Or is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Mr. Ben-Or brings 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 Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC) accounting firm.
DR. ILAN HOCHMAN VP of R&D Dr. Hochman holds a Ph.D. in Cancer Immunology from the Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Medicine.
Dr. Hochman brings over 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 of 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.
DR. LIOR ESHDAT IP Manager Dr. Eshdat holds a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and is a licensed Patent Attorney.
Dr. Eshdat brings over 13 years of experience in intellectual property practice. Prior to becoming a Patent Attorney, Dr. Eshdat held a post-doctoral research fellowship at the University of Colorado at Boulder and was a senior chemist in Dynamic Organic Light which developed OLED display technologies in Colorado.
Dr. Eshdat gained his IP experience as a patent attorney associate in Reinhold Cohn, a leading Israeli IP Firm, in the in-house IP departments in Adama, a global agchem corporate, and through his own practice providing IP consultancy and patent attorney services to inventors, start-ups, entrepreneurs and hedge funds.
DAVID E. PRICE Secretary, Corp. Counsel Mr. Price holds a BA from the University of Maryland, and a JD from Antioch (DC) University.
Mr. Price 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. Mr. Price also took the company public on the US capital market and is a native Washingtonian where he practices law in the DC area.


DR. GIL FEILER Head Of Advisory Board Dr. Feiler is an economist and expert on the Middle East. Dr. Feiler is also a former Board Member of Advanced Vision Technology (FTX: VSJ), Board of Safra bank Mutual Fund Division and Administrative Advisor to the Government of Ras Al Khaimah, UAE.
Dr. Feiler is the author of numerous international publications, a known speaker at leading economic and business events, including the Davos World Economic Forum.
PROF. ZAMIR HALPERN Medical 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.
DR. EREZ SCAPA Medical 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.
PROF. AMOS TOREN, MD Medical Advisor 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 at the Sackler School of Medicine Tel-Aviv University.
Prof. Toren is a specialist in Pediatrics, General Hematology and Pediatric Hemato-oncology. He also holds a Ph.D in genetics and is qualified as a Master of Health Administration (MHA) at the Recannati Business School, Tel-Aviv University.
DR. TAL MOFKADI Financial Advisor 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. SIGALIT ARIELY PORTNOY Regulatory 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 as OSD plant manager.
In the last 7 years, 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 Ph.D in Chemical Engineering and MSC in Bio-Medical engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel. regulatory aspects, risk assessment and more.
DR. DANA BEN-AMI SHOR Medical Advisor Dr. Ben-Ami Shor is a recognized expert in invasive endoscopy and gastroenterology in the Sourasky Medical Center in Tel-Aviv, Israel.
Dr. Ben-Ami Shor earned her M.D in 2009, graduating cum laude from the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University. She specialized in internal medicine and gastroenterology at the Sheba Medical Center, Israel. She also successfully completed an advanced endoscopy (ASGE) accredited fellowship within the Center for Interventional Endoscopy at AdventHealth, in Florida.
Additionally, Dr. Ben-Ami Shor is proficient in both diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP).