Medtronic invests in sleep disorders treatment firm it spun out in 2007

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Medtronic invests in sleep disorders treatment firm it spun out in 2007

May 11, 2012 12:27 pm by | 0 Comments

Inspire Medical Systems, which has developed an implantable neurostimulation device to treat sleep apnea, announced Friday that it has raised $14.5 million in a series C round. New investors include…


Inspire Medical gets regulator OKs for sleep apnea therapy

Inspire Medical gets regulator OKs for sleep apnea therapy

November 30, 2010 6:36 pm by | 0 Comments

Medtronic Inc. spinout Inspire Medical Systems Inc. has received the go-ahead from regulators to sell its obstructive sleep apnea device in Europe and test it for the U.S. market.


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…



MedCity Weekend Rounds, June 12, 2009

MedCity Weekend Rounds, June 12, 2009

June 12, 2009 5:10 pm by | 0 Comments

A couple of Midwest biomedical companies announced new venture financing this week. Could the deep freeze for early-stage investments be thawing?


Inspire Medical Systems raises $17 million to study sleep apnea treatment

Inspire Medical Systems raises $17 million to study sleep apnea treatment

June 8, 2009 10:54 pm by | 2 Comments

Inspire Medical Systems Inc. in Minneapolis has raised $17 million in a second round of venture capital to pay for ongoing clinical trials of its device to treat one type of sleep apnea.