Apnimed to Present at the Ladenburg Thalmann Virtual Healthcare Conference
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Apnimed, a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on developing oral medicines to treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and related disorders, today announced that the Company’s management team will participate in the Ladenburg Thalmann Virtual Healthcare Conference, held July 13-14, 2021. Apnimed’s presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, July 13th at 1:30 pm ET. Management will be available July 13th throughout the day for virtual one-on-one meetings.
A live webcast of Apnimed’s session will be available in the Events section of the Company’s website at https://apnimed.com/events/ or can be accessed via the following link:
Link to the webcast (https://wsw.com/webcast/ladenburg7/apni/2404696)
A replay of the presentation will be archived on Apnimed’s website.
About Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is one of the most common and serious sleep disorders and is estimated to affect more than 25 million Americans, though underdiagnosis continues to be a serious problem. OSA is characterized by partial or complete upper airway closure that occurs during sleep, which often leads to poor sleep, and in the long-term has been shown to exacerbate hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and stroke. Additionally, OSA can impair work productivity, reduce functional ability, and lower quality of life.
Sleep-related muscular relaxation driven by the central nervous system is the key neurologic mechanism leading to OSA. In patients with OSA, sleep onset leads to a reduction in neuromuscular control of the upper airway and a corresponding relaxation of the upper airway dilator muscles. The vast majority of diagnosed patients are prescribed positive air pressure therapy devices such as continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP, but many patients are dissatisfied with these mechanical nighttime devices and fewer than half are compliant long-term, leaving a significant population untreated, undertreated, and at risk.
Apnimed is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company working to transform the treatment of sleep apnea based on a simple idea – patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea will benefit from treatment with a safe and effective oral medication. Apnimed’s lead development program targets the neurologic control of upper airway muscles to maintain an open airway during sleep. The drug is delivered as a convenient once-daily at bedtime. Based in Cambridge, Mass., the company is developing a portfolio of novel pharmacologic therapies for sleep apnea and related disorders. Learn more at apnimed.com
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