Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Genotyping & Gene Expression
Scientific Community
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article
  News
Return

LabStyle Innovations Appoints Renowned Diabetes Expert to Its Board of Directors

Published: Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Bookmark and Share
Appointment of Dr. Itamar Raz of Hadassah Medical Center strengthens board’s medical and research expertise.

Dr. Raz expands the size of LabStyle’s board to seven directors, and he will serve on the Compensation Committee of the board. He will continue to lead LabStyle’s Scientific Advisory Committee. LabStyle made this announcement from the American Diabetes Association’s 73rd Scientific Sessions, which is underway at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.

Dr. Raz is a world-renowned leader in diabetes treatment and research, and is an advisor to leading companies in the field. He currently serves as a professor of internal medicine at Hadassah University Medical Center in Israel and is head of the Diabetes Unit and Research Center at Hadassah. He is also the head of the Israel National Council of Diabetes of the Israel Ministry of Health, which is responsible for formulating national policies, the President of D-Cure, a diabetes not-for-profit organization, and the head of the Israel Diabetes Research Group.

“Dr. Raz strengthens our Board of Directors with his deep expertise in diabetes as a researcher, professor and tireless advocate for better treatment,” said Dr. Oren Fuerst, LabStyle’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “He is highly visible and well regarded in the diabetes community worldwide, and will be a valuable asset to our company as we seek to bring the many benefits of Dario to diabetics around the world.”

Commenting on his appointment, Dr. Raz said, “New tools and treatments for diabetics will help to contain the devastating impact of the growing diabetes epidemic. Information is the first step in improving outcomes. Dario is an innovative device and data-management system that I believe will catalyze more frequent testing due to its all-in-one design, while its many features, including the ability to share data in real-time with caregivers, will enable personalized care. In addition web-based social interactions between patients catalyzed by Dario create the potential for significant benefits through greater patient compliance.”

At Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, Dr. Raz is currently leading several international clinical studies involving prevention and treatment of type 1 diabetes. Dr. Raz has published extensively on diabetes with more than 190 publications to his credit, and he also serves as a member of several medical editorial boards. Dr. Raz has organized several international meetings on diabetes, the largest being CODHy – Controversies in Obesity, Diabetes and Hypertension.


Further Information

Join For Free

Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 3,000+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 4,400+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters


Sign In



Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into TechnologyNetworks.com you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.


Scientific News
Genetic Markers Influence Addiction
Differences in vulnerability to cocaine addiction and relapse linked to both inherited traits and epigenetics, U-M researchers find.
Potential “Good Fat” Biomarker
New method to measure the activity of energy consuming brown fat cells could ease the testing weight loss drugs.
New Insights into Gene Regulation
Researchers have solved the three-dimensional structure of a gene repression complex that is known to play a role in cancer.
Controlling RNA in Living Cells
Modular, programmable proteins can be used to track or manipulate gene expression.
Genetic Approach May Lead to New Treatments for Digestive Diseases
Researchers at UMass Medical School have identified a new molecular pathway critical for maintaining the smooth muscle tone that allows the passage of materials through the digestive system.
Fructose Alters Hundreds of Brain Genes
UCLA scientists report that diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids can reverse the damage.
DNA Barcodes Gone Wild
A team of researchers at University of Toronto’s Donnelly Centre and Sinai Health System’s Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute (LTRI) has developed a new technology that can stitch together DNA barcodes inside a cell to simultaneously search amongst millions of protein pairs for protein interactions.
New Genetic Risk Factors for Myopia Discovered
Genes and environment determine short-sightedness.
Targeting an ‘Undruggable’ Cancer Gene
RAS genes are mutated in more than 30 percent of human cancers and represent one of the most sought-after cancer targets for drug developers.
Biomarkers for Profiling Prostate Cancer Patients
Exiqon A/S has announced the publication of validation of prognostic microRNA biomarkers for the aggressiveness of prostate cancer in independent cohorts.
Skyscraper Banner

SELECTBIO Market Reports
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
 
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
3,000+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
4,400+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FOR FREE!