Team

Team

Avner Founded Vensica in 2013 with a vision to change the way drug is delivered to the urinary bladder, by harnessing the power of therapeutic ultrasound. Avner is seasoned BioMedical Engineer with a background in premedical studies and molecular biology (BSc, Yale) and  BioMedical Engineering (M.Sc. Technion). For the...

Dr. Uri Shpolansky is an accomplished researcher with over 10 years of experience as an executive in the fields of medical devices, drug delivery and pharmacology.

Dr. Shpolansky is fluent in all the development process stages with vast experience in preclinical and clinical studies as the CTO of E-motion, as...

Mr. Avi Eftel has years of experience in design, development and management of R&D Projects in the medical device field. Prior to joining Vensica, he served as senior R&D engineer at Valcare Medical and R&D engineer at Medtronic Ventor. He holds a B.Sc in Mechanical Engineering with honor from Ben Gurion University as well...

Dr. Giora Volpert graduated as a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Weizmann institute of science, and has M.S. in drug development from Tel-Aviv university. During his studies Dr. Volpert published numerous papers on enzyme kinetics, cellular trafficking, biochemistry and lipidology. As team leader in Dexcel Pharma, Dr. Volpert became proficient...

Board Of Directors

Dr. Samuel Levy graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Yale College with a B.S. in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry . During his second year at Harvard Medical School, he co-founded Allurion (2009).
He is a former McKinsey & Co. consultant and Fulbright scholar.

Darin Hammers was appointed to the Board of Directors and has served as President and CEO of Cogentix Medical since July 2016. Previously Mr. Hammers was interim President and Chief Executive Officer since May 2016, and Senior Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing since August 2013. Mr. Hammers...

Steve Rhodes brings decades of business, finance, and banking experience.

He serves as the Chairman of Trendlines Incubators Israel and as Investment Committee Chair of Trendlines Medical Singapore. Steve is a director and chairman of a number of Trendlines’ portfolio companies. He founded The Trendlines Group with Todd Dollinger in 2007...

Todd Dollinger brings decades of entrepreneurial experience.

He serves as the Chairman of Trendlines Medical Singapore and as Investment Committee chair of Trendlines Incubators Israel. As well, Todd is a director and chairman of a number of Trendlines’ portfolio companies. He founded The Trendlines Group with Steve Rhodes in 2007 and...

Scientific Advisory Board

A leading urologist from Meir Medical Center affiliated to Tel Aviv University, Israel. Dr. Vainrib graduated form Technion Medical School and completed his fellowship in the University of Southern California

Leonid has over 30 years of experience in research and development of multidiscipline projects, especially in acoustics, non­destructive testing (NDT) and ultrasound applications in medicine and industry. Leonid has extremely strong theoretical foundations and practical hands-­on skills alongside a deep experience in ultrasound imaging in NDT and medicine, computer...

Prof. Roger R. Dmochowski is a professor at the Department of Urology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. He is Director of the Section of Female Pelvic Medicine and supervisor of the Fellowship in Pelvic Medicine at Vanderbilt. He is also Clinical Assistant Professor in Surgery at the Uniformed Services...