Nissim Darvish, M.D., Ph.D., is a Senior Managing Director at Orbimed. Nissim is a veteran of the lifescience industry, with 15 years of experience covering medical technology development, corporate leadership and investment management. 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 Ph.D. in Biophysics and Physiology from the Technion in Israel, and subsequently conducted his postdoctoral research at the NIH. He has published over 100 patents, authored over 20 publications and received eight prizes and awards. Nissim has served on boards of multiple companies, including Inotek Pharmaceuticals Inc., SuperDimension, Vascular Biogenics and Inca Medical.