Press Releases

Welcome to the Sommetrics newsroom. Here you’ll find up-to-date information about the company, including the latest news releases, as well as coverage on sleep disorders and the impact poor quality sleep and snoring can have on your health and bed partner.

Renowned Sleep Expert Dr. Jerrold Kram to Present New Sleep Apnea Treatment by Sommetrics at SLEEP 2018

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — May 30, 2018 — Sommetrics, a company providing products and services to improve sleep quality, today announced that renowned sleep expert Jerrold Kram, M.D., FCCP, FAASM, will be discussing the company’s new sleep apnea treatment, aerSleepTM, during SLEEP 2018, the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Sommetrics Adds Prominent Healthcare Leaders to Board of Directors and Advisory Board

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — November 30, 2017 — Sommetrics, a company providing products and services to improve sleep quality, today announced the addition of Raymond Huggenberger to its board of directors and Randall Whitfield to its advisory board. Earlier this month, the company announced its partnership with AvantSleep in Canada to distribute aerSleep Sommetrics’ sleep apnea therapy system. Sommetrics also recently engaged Key West Investments to help raise additional capital to support the development and commercialization of products and services to treat disorders of the upper airway, such as obstructive sleep apnea and snoring.

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Sommetrics Partners with AvantSleep to Market Novel Sleep Apnea Solution in Canada

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — November 7, 2017 — Sommetrics, a company providing products and services to improve sleep quality, today announced its partnership with AvantSleep to distribute the Sommetrics sleep apnea therapy system, aerSleep™, to Canadians diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). AvantSleep will distribute aerSleep™ in select Canadian markets, followed by a full Canadian launch in 2018.

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Sommetrics Engages Key West Investments to Raise Additional Capital, Prepares for Commercialization of Sleep Apnea Therapy

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — October 24, 2017 — Sommetrics, a company providing products and services to improve sleep quality, today announced that it has engaged Key West Investments to help raise additional capital. This capital will support the company’s development and commercialization of products to treat disorders of the upper airway such as obstructive sleep apnea and chronic snoring.

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Smiths Medical and Sommetrics Sign Distribution Agreement for New Airway Management System

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — September 12, 2017 — Smiths Medical, a leading global medical device manufacturer, today announced a distribution partnership with Sommetrics, a company that develops products and services to treat airway problems that arise during medical procedures and during sleep. As part of the partnership, Smiths Medical will distribute Sommetrics’ new and innovative aerFree™ Airway Management System (AMS), the first FDA-cleared external negative pressure aid that maintains a patent upper airway during mild to moderate sedation.

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Sommetrics Expands Board of Directors and Management Team to Prepare for Canadian Launch of New Sleep Apnea Therapy

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — July 18, 2017 — Sommetrics, a company providing products and services to improve sleep quality, today announced the addition of Wally McCloskey to its board of directors and the appointment of Corbet “Cory” Lancaster as senior vice president of finance. Both seasoned executives bring with them unique skillsets and creative initiatives to aid in accelerating Sommetrics’ growth as a leader in the sleep quality space.

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Sommetrics Receives Health Canada Approval to Market New Sleep Apnea Therapy

San Diego, Calif. – June 21, 2017 — Sommetrics, a company providing products and services to improve sleep quality, today announced that its aerSleepTM system has received a Health Canada Medical Device License, which allows this system to be marketed in Canada. aerSleep will soon be available by prescription to Canadians diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep apnea afflicts more than 20 percent of adults worldwide, and is linked to other serious health conditions, such as Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and cognitive/mental disorders.

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Sommetrics Announces Completion of Series B-1 Funding

San Diego, Calif. – April 6, 2017 – Sommetrics, a company focused on providing innovative products and services that improve sleep quality, today announced that it has completed a Series B-1 Preferred Stock financing totaling $12.3 million from both new and current investors. The funds will be used to complete the development of the company’s product offerings and to obtain additional regulatory approvals.

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Sommetrics Announces Expansion of Leadership Team with New Senior Vice President of Marketing and Vice President of Bioinformatics

San Diego, June 21, 2016 – Sommetrics, Inc., a company focused on providing products and services that improve sleep quality, announces the hiring of Sarah Polk as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Stephen Maine as Vice President of Bioinformatics to facilitate the advancement of the company’s cNEP® (continuous negative external pressure) technology, products and services focused on obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and sedation-related apneas.

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