A veteran of the lifescience industry, with 25 years of experience covering medical technology development, corporate leadership and investment management.
Nissim Darvish, M.D., PhD., is a Venture Partner at OrbiMed Advisors. Prior to becoming Venture Partner Nissim serves as a senior managing director at OrbiMed heading the OrbiMed Israel Office, raising over $500m as part of the OrbiMed Israel funds. Before that Nissim spent eight years with Pitango, where he was a General Partner managing life sciences investments. Previously, Nissim was the founder and CEO of Impulse Dynamics, which he led for six years, culminating in a $250 million realization event. Nissim obtained his M.D. and PhD. in Biophysics and Physiology from the Technion in Israel, and subsequently conducted his postdoctoral research at the N.I.H. He has published over 100 patents, authored over 20 publications and received eight prizes and awards. He currently serve as Chairman and Director of Biotech, Medttech and Digital health companies globally.