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ABOUT US

Diality Inc. is a privately held medical device company located in Irvine, California. We are developing a smart, flexible, portable, home hemodialysis machine that will enable patients to treat themselves wherever they are.* 

 

We are committed to improving the quality of life of patients with kidney disease and are developing a solution that reduces the patient burden of care and burnout, allowing more patients to benefit from home dialysis.*

*The performance characteristics of this product have not been established. This product is not yet available for use in the EU or US and is pending CE Mark and submission and clearance by the United States Food and Drug Administration. All performance claims listed are project goals only.

 

MANAGEMENT

Diality Officers

Osman Khawar, MD

CEO

Osman obtained his MD from the University of Glasgow and his MPH from Johns Hopkins. He is a Board-Certified nephrologist with a passion for Home Dialysis. He is an experienced Clinical researcher and entrepreneur who has run several businesses in the Dialysis industry including a Clinical Research company and several Dialysis Units in San Diego. He currently serves on the Palomar Health Foundation Board.

Clayton Poppe, MBA, MS

CTO

Clayton is an experienced systems engineer and technical manager who worked on the first home hemodialysis machine at Aksys Ltd. Clayton received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Duke University, and both his MS in Systems Engineering and MBA from MIT. Clayton leads the engineering team and is excited to be developing the best dialysis machine in the industry.

Jahnavi Lokre, MS, MBA

COO

Jahnavi obtained her MS from Texas A&M and her MBA from UCLA. She is a very experienced product developer. She previously worked at Sparton, a contract manufacturing and design company as a General manager of the Irvine office. There she oversaw a multitude of electromechanical and software medical devices and brings a depth of experience in medical devices.

Timothy McNamara, PhD

CSO

Tim is the lead scientist at the company with a background Pharmacy earning both B.S. and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees at The University of Missouri.  He has had a long career in the Pharmaceutical industry including leadership positions in Medical Affairs  and Clinical Development  at Bristol- Myers Squibb, Searle, Amgen, ISTA and Bausch Health.  He heads Medical Affairs and oversees the chemistry and sorbent technology development as well as the clinical programs. He is also on the Board of Directors.

BOARD MEMBERS

Diality Board of Directors

Osman Khawar, MD

Board Member

Osman obtained his MD from the University of Glasgow and his MPH from Johns Hopkins. He is a Board-Certified nephrologist with a passion for Home Dialysis. He is an experienced Clinical researcher and entrepreneur who has run several businesses in the Dialysis industry including a Clinical Research company and several Dialysis Units in San Diego. He currently serves on the Palomar Health Foundation Board.

Martin Pasek

Board Member

Martin is a versatile and dynamic finance professional with over 20 years experience in senior financial and legal roles across private and capital markets gained with top-tier global investment banks.

Timothy McNamara, PhD

Board Member

Tim is the lead scientist at the company with a background Pharmacy earning both B.S. and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees at The University of Missouri.  He has had a long career in the Pharmaceutical industry including leadership positions in Medical Affairs  and Clinical Development  at Bristol- Myers Squibb, Searle, Amgen, ISTA and Bausch Health.  He heads Medical Affairs and oversees the chemistry and sorbent technology development as well as the clinical programs. He is also on the Board of Directors.

Aaron Mishkin

Board Member

Aaron is a CPA and one of the two original founders of the company. He has had roles as CTO and COO and now helps in board functions

Martin Riediker,

PH.D.

Board Member

Martin represents the largest
shareholder and is a hands-on
strategic advisor. Martin has a long
experience working with numerous firms in Pharma, Chemical, and Med-tech industries. He Served as
Global Business Head, CTO, and Chief Innovation Officer roles in the US and
Europe, also Martin is an Alumni of ETH Zurich, Princeton, and Harvard
universities

BOARD OF ADVISORS

Diality Board of Advisors

Gary Limon

Board Advisor

Gary is a seasoned healthcare professional with 30+ years of experience as a corporate leader, including 18 years as a senior operations & business development leader in the dialysis space with Gambro and DaVita. Gary’s market knowledge and relationships make him a uniquely skilled advisor in understanding the dynamics of the dialysis business from both the provider and physician perspective.

Kamyar (Kam) Kalantar-Zadeh, MD, MPH, PhD

Board Advisor

Kam earned his MD degree from University of Bonn, Germany and MPH and PhD degrees in Epidemiology from University of California Berkeley. He completed his Nephrology fellowship at University of California San Francisco and is board certified in Nephrology, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. An accomplished researcher with over 700 publications, including two invited review papers in New England Journal of Medicine, Kam has served as a principal investigator for the United States Renal Data System (2014-2020) and as President of the International Society of Renal Nutrition & Metabolism. Kam is a standing member of several National Institutes of Health study sections, including kidney and diabetes and is currently Professor and Chief of Nephrology at University of California Irvine.

STRENGTH IN

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