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Donald A. Grilli Appointed to Vasogen's Board of Directors.

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 6, 1999--

Vasogen Inc. (ME:VAS.)(OTC BB:VSOGF) is pleased to announce, subject to regulatory approval, the appointment of Donald A.Grilli of Boston, Massachusetts, to its Board of Directors.

During his more than thirty years with Johnson & Johnson (J&J), a diversified health care product company, Mr. Grilli held senior executive positions across seven J&J companies. Most recently, as President of Johnson & Johnson Professional, Inc., his leadership resulted in a three-fold increase in revenues to over $1 billion and positioned the company as the worldwide market leader in the orthopedic and neurosurgical sectors.

Mr. Grilli also served as Executive Vice-President of J&J's Surgikos, a $500 million manufacturer of disposable products for the operating room, as Executive Vice-President of Sales and Marketing for J&J's Ultrasound Division, and in various executive roles with J&J's Technicare, a global high tech manufacturer of CT Scanners, MRI units, and nuclear equipment.

Dr. William Cochrane, Vasogen's Chairman stated: "We are delighted that an individual as accomplished as Donald Grilli has chosen to join our Board. With his extensive experience in the medical device industry, Don brings impressive strength in the areas of operations, marketing and licensing."

Vasogen is developing proprietary immune modulation therapies to advance the treatment of cardiovascular, autoimmune and related inflammatory diseases. These therapies are designed to target fundamental disease-causing events, providing safe, effective treatment.
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