To The Editors
About Athera Biotechnologies AB (publ)
Athera has a unique and in-depth understanding of the immunological components in atherosclerosis, the inflammatory process leading to cardiovascular disease (CVD). The company currently has two biopharmaceutical product candidates aimed at treating patients with acute heart conditions and a biomarker linked to the therapeutic approach. Athera is part of the Karolinska Development AB (publ) portfolio. http://www.athera.se
CVDefine(R) is a diagnostic test measuring IgM anti-bodies against phosphorylcholine (anti-PC). Low levels of anti-PC indicate a risk for future development of cardiovascular disease (CVD). CVDefine(R) is an ELISA kit for early detection of increased cardiovascular risk due to atherosclerosis and vascular inflammation.
About Karolinska Development (publ)
Karolinska Development manages one of the largest portfolios of life science companies in Europe. Using a unique, highly cost efficient business model, the management team guides the commercialization of world class life science innovations, helping to shape the next generation Pharma industry. Since 2003, Karolinska Development has built a portfolio of some 40 companies; among the company's projects 12 compounds are undergoing clinical trials. The portfolio contains a total of 21 potential first-in-class products. http://www.karolinskadevelopment.com
About Electra-Box Diagnostica AB:
Electra-Box Diagnostica is a distribution company for products to research and clinical laboratories in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Baltic countries. http://www.electrabox.com
For additional information, please contact: Carina Schmidt, CEO Athera Biotechnologies AB Phone: +4670-552-5
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