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About ADDAX

ADDAX
Acid Deprived DiAldehyde FiXative

REPLACE THE USE OF FORMALIN AS A FIXATIVE SOLUTION

ADDAX Biosciences is an academic spin-off of the University of Turin, born after long time research activity of its founders on the fixation of pathological tissues. Our company goal is to replace the use of Formalin (a cancerogenic and toxic solution of Formaldehyde) as a fixative solution, while preserving optimal tissue fixation to guarantee correct diagnosis and therapy.

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THE HIGHEST STANDARD
OF ACCURACY AND RELIABILITY

We believe it is necessary to guarantee the highest standard of accuracy and reliability of the examinations carried out on biological samples, in order to preserve the health of the patients. At the same time, we also deem necessary to safeguard the health of the operators.

OUR TEAM

Giovanni Bussolati
CEO & Founder

Giovanni Bussolati

Emeritus Professor of Pathology
Member of the Italian Lincei Academy of Science

R&D & Founder

Benedetta Bussolati

Associate Professor of Nephrology at the University of Turin

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Nicolò Bussolati
Legal, Commercial & Founder

Nicolò Bussolati

Attorney-at-Law
LLM – PhD

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Giorgia Pansa
Collaborator

Giorgia Pansa

Lawyer

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Michela Gastaldi
Chief Operating Officier

Michela Gastaldi

Chemical Engineer

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Paolo Detillo
Laboratory Manager

Paolo De Tillo

Biomedical Laboratory Technician

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ADVISORY BOARD

Investor

Fabio Bellio

Purchasing & Supply Chain Manager at Ahlstrom Munksjo Italia

Financial Advisor

Sergio Traversa

PharmD, MBA, CEO of Relmada Therapeutics Inc.

Financial Advisor

Enrico Sorisio

Chartered accountant, business and tax consultant

Scientific Advisor

Manfred Dietel

Professor of Pathology
Director of Institute of Pathology, University Hospital Charitè, Berlin

Scientific Advisor

Giorgio Stanta

Professor of Pathology at the University of Trieste

OUR COLLABORATIONS

Collaboration with the A.O.U. Città della Salute e della Scienza in Turin, for the “Glyoxal in Endoscopy” project.

Collaboration with the Zooprophylactic Institute in Turin for GAF’s use in the veterinary sector, especially concerning neurological pathology.

Collaboration with the University of Turin to improve research activity on the fixation of pathological tissues.

Collaboration with the University of Padova for GAF’s use as fixative in the veterinary sector.

Collaboration with the Candiolo Cancer Institute – IRCCS for the Immuno K-ELISA project and the study on the AD FORMALIN’s use.

Collaboration with the Dental School of University of Turin to develop innovative compounds capable to replace the use of Formaldehyde in Dentistry, particularly as disinfectant material during pulpotomy.

ADDAX Biosciences was born as a spin off of the University of Turin, which contribuited with support to the research activity.

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Our company has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under Grant Agreement No 8157692.

The project “GAF – Towards a hospital without Formalin” is realized thanks to the co-financing of POR FESR Piemonte 2014-2020, Ob.1 – “Research, technological development and innovation, I.1.b.4.1 “Support for creation and consolidation of innovative start-ups with a high intensity of application and knowledge and research spin-off initiatives”.

The project aims to validate, produce and market GAF, a histological fixative without carcinogenicity, that works as a substitute to Formalin. Achieving the project’s objectives will improve the working conditions of health and research professionals, protecting them from the risk of developing occupational diseases caused by inhaling Formalin vapours.

DISCLAIMER!

The information contained in this section is intended exclusively for Healthcare Professionals, in compliance with the Italian legislation, specifically with Art. 21 of the Decreto Legislativo 24 February 1997, n. 46, and the “Guidelines of the Ministry of Health” issued on the 17 February 2010, 28 March 2013 and 20 December 2017. If you intend to access the information, you have to declare and confirm to be a Healthcare Professional by clicking on this disclaimer.