ABOUT US

Diality Inc (Irvine, CA, USA) is a privately held medical device company committed to improving the quality of life of patients with kidney disease. We are developing a smart, flexible, portable hemodialysis machine that will enable patients to self-treat at home or wherever they travel. The extremely versatile hemodialysis solution will allow more patients to benefit from their true dialysis prescription at home or in a variety of care settings, including nursing homes, hospitals and dialysis centers, without the need for pre-mixed dialysate bags or external water-treatment.*

*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.

Craig Ross

CFO

Craig has assisted various companies achieve scale by bringing financial and operational rigor to their organizations.  He has extensive experience optimizing business processes, identifying and mitigating risk, and building teams to support organic and inorganic growth.  Craig received his BS in Business Administration from the University of Vermont.

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.

Clayton Poppe, MS, MBA

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.

BOARD MEMBERS

Diality Board of Directors

Osman Khawar, MD

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

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.

Martin Riediker, PhD

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

Aaron Mishkin

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.

Timothy McNamara, PhD

Tim earned his B.S. and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees at The University of Missouri.  He has extensive experience in the Pharmaceutical industry, including leadership positions in Medical Affairs  and Clinical Development at Bristol- Myers Squibb, Searle, Amgen, ISTA and Bausch Health. 

ADVISORS

Diality Advisory Board

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

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.

Gary Limon

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.

Shaun Collard

Shaun is an experienced professional in the dialysis, renal and pharma industries. He has over 30 years of senior management experience at various dialysis organizations, including Vivra, Gambro, DaVita and Satellite Healthcare. He has led a broad array of functional organizations and has been instrumental in the development of novel care systems for dialysis patients. Shaun received his BS, Pharmacy degree from the University of Arizona.

STRENGTH IN

NUMBERS

36

EMPLOYEES

$59.5M

CASH RAISED

12

PATENTS

1

GOAL
 

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