Doctor of Medicine, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1999.
Attending physician Sapir Medical Center, Kfar-Saba, Israel, 1989—2000, founder & head ongogentic unit, Meir Hospital, 1997—2001. Instructor Tel Aviv University, 1994—2000. Chief technical officer Collgard Biopharms., Petah-Tikva, Israel, 1999—2003.
Chief Executive Officer Target-in Ltd., 2003—2008. Chairman advisory board Israel Export & International Cooperations, Tel Aviv, since 2007. Founder, director general BioNegev Biocluster South Israel, Beer-Sheva, since 2009.
Major army medical core Israel Army, 1976—2009. Consultant chief scientists State of Israel, Tel Aviv, 2001—2002. Consultant Century Pharmaceuticals, Baroda, India, since 2007.
Member of Council European BioRegions (Brussels).
Married Efrat Yarkoni. Children: Guy, Almog, Shahaf, Reem.