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Peter Stenvinkel, Professor of Nephrology at Karolinska Institutet Is Appointed to the Invizius Clinical Advisory Board

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Invizius is developing its H-Guard® Haemodialysis Priming Solution which comprises a novel protein that lines the inside of the dialysis filter and helps dialysis to take place undetected by the body’s immune system. This suppresses the blood’s foreign body response preventing a repetitive, hostile inflammatory reaction that increases the risk of cardiovascular and other complications.

A leading expert in the field of nephrology, Prof Stenvinkel has over 610 original publications and reviews and more than 30 book chapters on various aspects of inflammation, wasting and metabolism in chronic kidney disease patients (CKD). He has given more than 400 invited lectures at various international meetings and congresses in more than 30 different countries. He conducts translational research with a focus on risk factors for metabolic, cardiovascular and nutritional complications in CKD. Prof Stenvinkel has been on the Scientific Advisory Boards of AstraZeneca, Baxter, Fresenius Medical Care, Reata Pharmaceuticals and Vifor Pharma.

Richard Boyd, Chief Executive Officer of Invizius, said:

“Prof Stenvinkel is one of the world’s foremost authorities in nephrology and is focused on the translation of novel approaches into impactful treatments for renal patients. We are very privileged to have him join our Clinical Advisory Board. His expertise is particularly relevant to the work we are doing at Invizius and we look forward to his invaluable contributions as we accelerate the development of our programmes.”

Prof Peter Stenvinkel, Senior lecturer at Karolinska University Hospital and Professor of Nephrology at Karolinska Institutet, added: “Invizius has been founded on world-class research and I am very impressed by its H-Guard technology which has the potential to improve quality of life and safety of patients on dialysis. I am very pleased to begin working with the talented team developing novel and improved therapeutic approaches to improve the quality of life for this expanding patient group.”

Prof Peter Stenvinkel joins Invizius’ Clinical & Scientific Advisors, Professor Sandip Mitra (Manchester Royal Infirmary), and Professor Paul Barlow (University of Edinburgh).

Invizius recently announced it had been awarded two Innovate UK Biomedical Catalyst Grants to bring anti-inflammatory haemodialysis treatment to the clinic and to research peritoneal dialysis indication for its H-Guard® technology.

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