171 77 Solna
Number of employees 1-19
Year of foundation 2002
Area of business Diagnostics
Athera develops diagnostics and drug candidates for risk assessment, prevention and treatment of inflammatory mediated cardiovascular diseases. Brief facts about the company follow below:
â€¢ Based on findings of the critical role of anti-phospholipid antibodies (aPL) and natural antibodies in the process of atherosclerosis and development of cardiovascular events.
â€¢ Founded in 2002, to exploit innovations made by Professor Johan FrostegÃ¥rd and Professor Ulf de Faire at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm Sweden.
â€¢ Develops a portfolio of diagnostic products, therapeutic targets and product candidates.
â€¢ A team of twenty professionals with experience in Diagnostic Test Development, Pharma R&D, Business Development and Finance.
â€¢ Privately held with Karolinska Development as lead investor. Other investors are the Baltic Sea Foundation, private investors and the Swedish government agencies ALMI and Nutek.
â€¢ Located at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm Sweden, with a diagnostic development facility in Uppsala, Sweden.
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