About us

Who we are

Leadership

partnerships
& membership

About us

Bioforum offers a wide range of consulting, data management and bio-statistical services with the necessary tools and expertise to help your clinical trial succeed and get accredited. We partner with our clients from start to finish, focusing on their needs while developing new ideas, effective strategies and designing high-quality and scalable solutions.

WHO WE ARE

Who We Are
Bioforum is a global team of experts with a passion for science, who are a focused on providing CROs with the best quality management services. We partner with our clients to boost and improve the utilization of their clinical data and guarantee its integrity and accuracy.

BioForum offers life science organizations dynamic services that accelerate their clinical development process. We take pride in working with our clients to help them understand the value and importance of their clinical data and make sure it’s readily available for monitoring, analysis and is submission-ready.

Data Focused CRO

We provide unique and high-quality solutions for efficient collection, standardization and reporting of clinical research data. Our professional teams enable clients to manage and analyze their clinical data through integrated visualization and analytical capabilities. We partner with our customers to maximize and optimize the use of their clinical data and ensure its integrity and accuracy.

We are experienced and valuable data partners supporting small startups or large organizations.

Adhering To The Highest Quality

We simply don’t compromise on quality. Through our quality management system we ensure both processes and deliverable s meet the industry standards and customer requirements. We implement high-quality practices in any project and task we perform and seek for continuous improvement.

Our Mission

To provide our clients with expert guidance with their projects. Our global team of professional consultants and data scientists determine the most advantageous infrastructure and tool-sets for your clinical trials.

Our customized clinical data management services include:

  • Electronic Data Capture & Clinical Data Review
  • Coding
  • CDISC Conversation
  • Data Standardization

Our approach ensures clients meet timelines with high-quality results and are 100% confident with decisions regarding to their clinical trials.

Values

We believe that the standardization of data and state-of-the-art technology empowers life science organizations to fully utilize their collected clinical data and get breakthrough therapies to patients faster.

We always standby and support our client’s organizations with our core values:

  • Engagement
  • Commitment
  • Creativeness
  • Excellence

Leadership

Yehudith Wexler


CEO & Co-Founder

Holds a Masters degree in Life Sciences (MSc) from the Weizmann Institute of Science and a Diploma of Information Systems Analyst from the Technion Research University . With over a decade of experience in both the Israeli and global Biomedical industry, she has worked in major international companies such as Omicron, Organon Teknika, Orgenics, and Stratagene. She played an important part in the establishment of the Medical Devices Unit in the Ministry of Health, where she was in charge of the registration and quality systems, including GMP inspections. In 1998 Yehudith and Amir founded Bioforum Applied Knowledge Center and later developed Bioforum’s Clinical Data Services.

    Amir Malka


    President & Co-Founder

    Amir has over 18 years of work experience in the life science industry. In 1998 Amir and Yehudith founded Bioforum Applied Knowledge Center and later led the company to its development and expansion into a data-focused CRO. Amir holds a LL.B and is a member of the Israeli Bar Association. His extensive experience and knowledge with clinical trials have been the driving force behind Bioforum's vision since the start of the company. Amir is a member of several life science and clinical trial associations and active advocate in helping break down barriers to help further advance these medical industries in Israel.

      Eyal Wultz


      President, Data Services

      Holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and has an exceptional track record in developing and implementing software within clinical development, regulatory, QA, and LIMS areas. Since 2006, he has been involved in clinical data standardization, building CDISC-based solutions and clinical data warehouses, all while integrating safety, efficacy, and operational data. With over 20 years of experience in clinical development, regulatory, supply chain, and military industries, Eyal’s broad background and knowledge in the field comes from serving as an Associate Director of Drug Development Informatics at Millennium, the Takeda oncology company, and VP of Professional Services at Demantra, a leading demand management solution provider (acquired by Oracle).

        Irina Sher


        VP, Data Management

        Holds a M.Sc. in Epidemiology from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel. She has been a part of the Bioforum team for 7 years and is responsible for leading and overseeing all data management personnel, as well as directing and guiding the data management activities for the company. Irina develops and implements strategies and policies for data management that maximizes the quality, reliability, and efficiency of Bioforum's services. She also ensures that our clients requirements are always met to their standards and the industry performs its best practices.

          Tanya du Plessis


          VP, Data Strategies and Solutions

          As a certified clinical data manager, Tanya holds a M.Med.Sc in Hematology and Cell Biology from University of the Free State, as well as her project management professional certification. She has vast industry experience with over 14 years with IQVIA (legacy Quintiles). As manager of various data management operation teams, Tanya has actively lead strategies for customized data delivery solutions focusing on timely quality data. She has driven numerous innovation teams, and her dedication to optimal customer service/delivery is visible through her long standing relationships.

            Shir Mnuchin


            VP, Partnerships and Communications

            Holds an international MBA with a focus on fourth sector development and a CSR from Ben Gurion University of the Negev. Shir is a leader in cross-sector partnerships for the past 10 years. She handles Bioforum’s clients locally and globally, and oversees cross-organizational operations that create shared value for the business units of Bioforum's data focused CRO, applied knowledge center, and clinical supply arm. She is responsible for the initiation and management of internal and external collaborations, as well as strategic government-academia-industry cooperation. Shir is an avid advocate for sustainability issues and dedicates her time to influence diversity within the pharma industry.

              Edan A. Razinovsky


              VP, Sales and Marketing

              With over 10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, Edan started his career with hands-on clinical research, while studying for his post-baccalaureate at Harvard University. After completing his studies, he worked for a small site focused CRO in Boston, and shortly after moved his career to Israel. He joined Teva Pharmaceuticals as a manager of the clinical supply chain for clinical trials, specializing in phase1 and early phase studies. Currently Edan is pursuing his MBA in technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship at Tel Aviv University's MOTIE program. Edan is in charge of Bioforum's strategic development throughout Europe and the United States, developing new collaborations with CROs, EDC vendors, innovative sponsors and Biotech companies.

                Nadia Nahmany


                VP, Australia Operations

                Nadia has over 8 years of experience in the clinical research field. Her previous work entails a research assistant in a cardio-thoracic surgery department, a clinical research coordinator in cardiology, and conducting research on human subjects during her academic studies in Neuroscience. She is a registered nurse and holds an M.Sc. in Medical Science from the Technion Institute of Technology. As Bioforum’s VP of Australia Operations, she is actively searching for opportunities to expand Bioforum’s reach to the Australian market and to help Israeli and international clients to conduct clinical trials in Australia. In addition, Nadia is part of Bioforum’s Clinical Data Management department, serving as a project manager.

                  Mor Meyerovich


                  VP, Software Infrastructure

                  Holds a M.Sc. in Microbiology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and has been working in the clinical data field for 7 years. His previous work involves the development and implementation of numerous initiatives in the area of biostatistics, data warehousing, electronic communications, and visualizations. He has a long time passion for integrating computerized systems and infrastructure within the health and clinical trial industry.

                    Dafna Otiker


                    VP, Biometrics Professional Services

                    Dafna has been a part of the Bioforum team for the last 8 years. She works in the area of data management, clinical programming, and regulatory submissions in all clinical studies phases, encompassing numerous therapeutic areas. Dafna holds a B.Sc. from the Hebrew University and an MBA from the College of Management Academic Studies, Bio-MBA Program.

                      Shiri Diskin, Ph.D


                      VP, Medical Writing

                      Shiri holds a Ph.D. in cell, molecular and developmental biology from Tufts University and a B.Sc. in life sciences from Tel-Aviv University. She has been a medical writer since 2009. Shiri worked as a medical writer and medical writing team leader at Teva until 2014. Since then, she has been working as an independent instructor and consultant of medical writing. Shiri is experienced in managing medical writing projects of early and late phase product development. Her expertise encompasses study-specific documents such as protocols and clinical study reports, as well as development-program documents such as investigator’s brochures and summaries of efficacy and safety. Shiri is experienced in close collaboration with multi-disciplinary clinical development teams, specifically safety, biostatistics and data management aimed at producing the highest-quality, most regulation-compliant, clear and informative documents while adhering to timelines.

                      In addition to regulatory documents, Shiri is an expert in writing scientific journal articles. She writes and edits manuscripts and teaches workshops to medical doctors and scientists on this subject. Her book on the subject has recently been published worldwide.

                        Nissim Sasson


                        VP, Biostatistics

                        Nissim has recently joined Bioforum after working for TEVA Pharmaceuticals for the last 17 years. Nissim completed his MA degree in Biostatistics at 2008. In his last role at TEVA, he was a director of Biostatistics holding a managerial role of leading a group of biostatisticians in the MS and Neurodegenerative Therapeutic area. Nissim is coming to Bioforum with extensive experience in biostatistics for late and early phases in the drug development as well as with submissions to regulatory agencies in US, EU Canada and Japan. In addition, Nissim brings expertise in DMC/DSMB’s as unblinded statistician and extensive knowledge in trial design, innovative statistical methods, regulations, up to date guidelines and SOP’s constructions. At Bioforum Nissim will be in charge of all strategic biostatistical activities, fostering innovative methodologies and leverage and develop the biostatistical group.

                          Limor Teomim


                          VP, Quality

                          Limor has over 20 years of experience in both manufacture and development of commercial and Investigational Medicinal Products within the pharmaceutical industry, quality management system, cGMP, GDP and local regulations. Certified by both the American and Israeli quality societies as a Certified Manager of Quality (CMQ), has served as a Quality Manager for LycoRed Bio and Nesher Solutions, companies specializing in development and production of sustained released micro-encapsulated, solid dosage forms. Prior to that, Limor held a position in QA of Starting Materials at RAFA Laboratories Ltd. Holds a MSc. Pharm in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and a BSc in Chemistry from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel. Limor is also QA Director at IMP, Bioforum's Clinical Supply Services.

                            PARTNERSHIPS & MEMBERSHIP

                            Medidata is reinventing global drug development by creating the industry’s leading cloud-based solutions for clinical research. Through their advanced applications and intelligent data analytics, Medidata helps advance the scientific goals of life sciences customers worldwide. This includes nearly 800 global pharmaceutical companies, innovative biotech, diagnostic and device firms, leading academic medical centers, and contract research organizations.

                            The Medidata Clinical Cloud® brings a new level of quality and efficiency to clinical trials that empowers their customers to make informed decisions earlier and faster. Their visionary and unique clinical trial data assets provide deep insights that pave the way for future growth. The Medidata Clinical Cloud is the primary technology solution powering clinical trials for 17 of the world’s top 25 global pharmaceutical companies, from study design and planning through execution, management and reporting.

                            Founded in 2000, MWB Consulting is now a premier boutique pharmaceutical consulting firm focused on the development and support activities in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. MWB’s clients range from large pharmaceutical companies to small biotech companies in Europe, North America and Latin America.

                            MWB currently provides QPPV and pharmacovigilance consulting services and are assist clients in resolving difficult product safety issues at the regulatory level.

                            We value our partners and are always looking to connect with like-minded, passionate & professional entrepreneurs. We’d love to talk to you about some of the ways we can work together.

                            CDISC is a 501(c)3 global, non-profit charitable organization that develops data standards to streamline clinical research and enable connections to healthcare, empowering the valuable information offered by patients participating in research studies around the world.

                            CDISC Standards are required for regulatory submissions to FDA (U.S.) and PMDA (Japan), endorsed by China FDA, and requested for use by the European Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI).

                            LORENZ is the most established provider of e-regulatory software and services in the world. Since 1989, LORENZ has focused exclusively on bringing intuitive, business-driven solutions to the market. As an innovative software engineering company, LORENZ prides itself in developing products that don’t require the purchase of continual services to get the job done.
                            LORENZ’s solutions empower customers to develop their own processes and maintain control of their own intellectual property. LORENZ’s eValidator is the world’s most complete multi region eValidator. The tool is used for eCTD, NeeS, PDF Analysis and more.

                            AusBiotech is Australia’s life sciences organization. The organization is a well-connected network of over 3,000 members in the life sciences, including therapeutics, medical technology (devices and diagnostics), digital health, food technology and agricultural, environmental and industrial sectors.

                            AusBiotech have been working on behalf of members for 30 years to provide representation and services to promote the global growth of the Australian life science industry. The organization is dedicated to the development, growth and prosperity by providing initiatives to drive sustainability and growth, outreach and access to markets, and representation and support for members nationally and around the world.

                            The BioMelbourne Network is a not-for-profit membership association for organizations engaged in biotechnology, medical technology and health innovation in the city of Melbourne in the state of Victoria.
                            The BioMelbourne Network’s role is to foster links between companies, research organizations, financial markets and government, creating a connected environment for greater collaboration and prosperity. The network’s mission is to build the ecosystem of capabilities in Melbourne to support the development and commercialization of new drugs, devices, diagnostics and digital health technologies to impact healthcare globally.

                            IATI (Israel Advanced Technology Industries) is Israel’s umbrella organization of the high-tech, life science and other advanced technology industries, with hundreds of members from every level and aspect of the ecosystem such as Start- Ups, Israeli R&D Centers of Multinational Companies, Incubators & Accelerators, Tech Transfer Organization, Academic Institutions, Innovation Centers and more. IATI connects Israel’s tech ecosystem, provides solutions and support at all levels, and integrates the various sectors of the industry with strategic and ongoing governmental goals.

                            IATI aim to advance the high-tech & life science industries and position them as leading Israeli and global trades, representing Israel in strategic cooperation agreements with various foreign countries and regions to promote mutual R&D and trade interests and provide members with access to top-tier R&D, marketing, and financial service providers, venture capital investors, top-tier global delegations, and much more.