Irit Van-Ham is the founder and CTO of ToeFX Inc. and leads on all of the company’s research and development, as well as product design. Irit holds a Ph.D. in Pharmacology from Tel Aviv University and completed postdoctoral work at the University of Ottawa in Canada. She has held senior positions at TEVA Pharmaceuticals and at the Ontario Ministry of Health and is an expert in toxicology and formulation development. Irit is a serial entrepreneur and previously founded Olliane Inc., a custom cosmetics formulation company.
The ToeFx Light Therapy device is designed to be a safe and cost effective solution for the treatment of toenail fungus (onychomycosis). The solution is based on photodynamic therapy (PDT) technology, which includes light radiation and a photosensitizer.