H. Laurence Shaw, MD

laurence shawDr. H. Laurence Shaw teaches Entrepreneurship in International Business to the International MBA Course at the University of Haifa.

He is the founder of Human Life Sciences, an international life science consulting practice that focuses on improving the productivity and profitability of Life Science companies.

Dr Shaw, acts as executive advisor to the Life Science Industry, is the Chairman of Biokine Therapeutics Ltd, and has been on the board of many startup companies. He has established incubator companies and moved both medical device & biopharmaceutical companies towards commercialization including negotiating mergers & acquisitions and fund raising.


Dr Shaw served as Corporate Vice President of Research and Development at C.R. Bard, Inc., a global leader in medical devices.  At Abbott Laboratories, he was Vice President of Medical and Regulatory Affairs and Advanced Research. Previously, he was a board member of Revlon Health Care, Ltd. (UK) and Director of Medical and Technical Affairs. Dr. Shaw founded Atlantic Pharmaceuticals (now called Manhattan Pharmaceuticals), a public company, and was its CEO and President.  


Dr. Shaw qualified in medicine from University College Hospital Medical School, London, UK.

He has published numerous papers and holds several patents. He has also published a textbook on medical hypnosis, plays for television, and a children’s book.




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International MBA program
Faculty of Management, University of Haifa, Mt. Carmel, Haifa, Israel
Tel: 972-4-8288732 | Fax: 972-4-8249194 | Email: odanenber@univ.haifa.ac.il