Bachelor of Science with honors, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1973. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1979.
Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1979.
Research fellow, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1980-1982; research scientist, Biogen, Inc., Cambridge, 1982; project leader, Biogen, Inc., Cambridge, 1983-1985; coordinator new projects, Biogen, Inc., Cambridge, 1986-1987; manager business development, Biogen, Inc., Cambridge, 1988; product manager, Biogen, Inc., Cambridge, 1989-1993; director business development, T Cell Sciences, Inc., Cambridge, 1993-1995; vice president corporation development, Cubist Pharmaceutical, Inc., Cambridge, 1996; biotechnology business development consultant, Collgard Biopharm., Waban, Massachusetts, 1997-1998; president, Chief Executive Officer, Collgard Biopharm., Waban, Massachusetts, since 1998. Founding chairman Biotech section CJP, 1994-1996. Consultant, 1997.
President SSDS Day School, Boston, 1989-1991. Founding chairman biotechnology group Combined Jewish Philanthropies, 1994-1996. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Sciences, Licensing Executives Society, Sigma Xi.
Married Varda E. Farber, August 19, 1973. Children: Dani, Arielle.