Leadership Team

Susan Rosenbaum, J.D.

Founder, Chairman & CEO, Lauren Sciences

10 years successful biotech visionary entrepreneur & strategic executive; founder (present): biotech companies (Lauren Sciences LLC/Lauren Biotech LLC; Maya Sciences LLC/Maya Biochem LLC); 20 years prior corporate finance, law, development & management; founder (past): investment banking firm (Rosenbaum & Co.), law firm (Rosenbaum, P.C.); private & public company boards of directors; national/international author & speaker



Irwin Hollander, Ph.D.

VP R&D, Lauren Sciences

30 years drug discovery, targeted drug delivery; drugs approved & in clinic; Lederle/Wyeth/Pfizer oncology – development 1st FDA-approved ADC “Mylotarg,” PI3K inhibitor in clinic, irreversible HER kinase inhibitor; Searle; 8 patents, over 30 publications


Eliahu Heldman, Ph.D.

Dir. of Biology, Lauren Sciences; Prof. Emeritus, BGU*

40 years neuroscience research; drug development & delivery; founder: Neuroderm Ltd; Director Cell Biology, V.I. Technology, USA; Adjunct Professor, USUHS, Maryland, USA; co-inventor FDA-approved cevimeline “Evoxac”; over 20 patents & 120 publications


Charles Linder, Ph.D.

Dir. of Biophysics, Lauren Sciences; Prof. Emeritus, BGU*

30 years polymer/macromolecular/supramolecular chemistry, for drug delivery, microencapsulation, energy conversion, water purification; Zuckerberg Institute-BioEng (BGU); Hoffman LaRoche; Membrane Products Kiryat Weizmann Ltd; Weizmann Institute, “Dudley Wright Prize” (founder: field of nanofiltration); founder: BotanoCap Ltd.; 20 patents, 100 publications.


Sarina Grinberg, Ph.D.

Dir. of Chemistry, Lauren Sciences; Prof., BGU*

30 years synthetic organic/lipid chemistry; Head, Lab of Lipid Chem (BGU); “Marsha and Tzvi Shariv Prize for Excellency”; many patents & publications. [In Memoriam]



*  Drs. Grinberg, Linder and Heldman are Inventors of V-Smart®