Sepsis Seminar 2021

Aptahem hosted a Sepsis seminar online in connection with World Sepsis Day on 13 September 2021. The seminar is available via the link below.

One Day – One Vision – All Year Effort

Every year, approx. 40,000 people suffer from sepsis in Sweden. Totally, worldwide between 47-50 million people are affected, of which approx. 11 million die from sepsis. (

Aptahem AB develops drugs for the treatment of acute life-threatening conditions where Apta-1, the company’s main candidate, is under development and intended as an emergency drug to prevent the occurrence of organ and tissue damage in patients suffering from sepsis.

To notice the WSD, Aptahem hosted an online Sepsis Seminar on September 13.

Link to the Sepsis seminar


Aptahem introduction Mikael Lindstam, CEO Aptahem
Sepsis; clinical manifestations, treatment and ongoing research Mats Eriksson, Associate Professor, Section of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University, Sweden
Sepsis – Laboratory diagnostics
A focus on neutrophils
Anders Larsson, Professor, Department of Clinical Chemistry and Pharmacology, Uppsala University, Sweden
Future diagnostics of sepsis – SepsIT®  Anna-Karin Pernestig, Associate Professor in Biosciences, University of Skövde, Sweden
Aptahem – ongoing research:
Apta-1 – a drug candidate to fight sepsis Luiza Jedlina, PhD, CSO Aptahem
Apta-1 and Covid-19 Mingyao Liu, MD, Senior Scientist, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, Canada
Sepsis meeting Apta-1 and Haemostasis Magnus Grenegård, Professor, School of Medical Sciences, Örebro University, Sweden
Closure Mikael Lindstam, CEO Aptahem