Vered Ben-Naim

Israeli Ministry of Health

Vered obtained her bachelor's degree in Biology from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel, and a PhD in Developmental Neurobiology from the faculty of medicine, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem, in 2001. Her post-doc training, in the years of 2002-2005 was focused on the molecular and biochemical aspects of signal transduction, in the department of Physiology, the faculty of medicine, The Hebrew University. Until 2008 she was a research assistant and students' tutor.
In 2008 she joined the Institute for Standardization and Control of Pharmaceuticals (ISCP), IMOH, as a quality assessor in the Biology quality assessment unit. Vered's work included applications' assessment of recombinant proteins, mABs, biosimilars, plasma-derived products, vaccines and Advanced Therapies. In addition she was qualified as a special advisor for GMP inspections in biotechnology manufacturing sites.
Since 2016 Vered is the Head of the Biology quality assessment unit in ISCP. The responsibilities of the unit include assessment of applications for registration, renewals and post-approval variations, scientific advice for the quality of Advanced Therapies applications for clinical trials, scientific advice for GMP inspections and involvement in defining the ISCP regulatory policy.