Sleep apnea treatment company Apnex Medical developing an implantable device raises $10M

Sleep apnea treatment company Apnex Medical developing an implantable device raises $10M

September 24, 2012 11:10 am by | 0 Comments

Apnex Medical, which is testing its implantable device to treat obstructive sleep apnea, announced Monday that it has raised $10 million.


FDA approves obstructive sleep apnea clinical trial for Apnex Medical

FDA approves obstructive sleep apnea clinical trial for Apnex Medical

August 2, 2011 10:58 am by | 0 Comments

Only three companies are developing implanted devices to treat obstructive sleep apnea, a condition that affects about 18 million people. On Tuesday, Apnex Medical, one of two sleep apnea treatment…



Polaris Venture Partners raises $233M of $400M fund

Polaris Venture Partners raises $233M of $400M fund

June 14, 2010 12:10 pm by | 0 Comments

Life sciences and IT investment firm Polaris Venture Partners has raised $233 million of an anticipated $400 million fund, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The…


Apnex Medical names former BSX and J&J executive as its new CEO

Apnex Medical names former BSX and J&J executive as its new CEO

June 2, 2010 6:06 pm by | 0 Comments

Apnex Medical Inc., a St. Paul-based startup developing technology to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), has named Charles McKhann as its new CEO. McKhann, who previously served as a global…


Minnesota’s Apnex Medical gains $14M investment for sleep apnea device

Minnesota’s Apnex Medical gains $14M investment for sleep apnea device

November 30, 2009 12:07 pm by | 2 Comments

The company is developing an implantable neurostimulation device that activates muscles in a patient’s upper airway to prevent the tongue from blocking the airway during sleep.