Axon Labs Announces Scientific Advisory Board
Axon Labs, the leader in sleep tracking technology and sleep education, announced today the formation of a Scientific Advisory Board composed of world-renowned thought-leaders in sleep medicine and sleep research. Working closely with the experts at Axon Labs, the Scientific Advisory Board will help address a variety of lifestyle factors affecting sleep while incorporating their collective expertise into Axon Labs’ upcoming sleep tracking technology.
BOSTON (PRWEB) September 16, 2008
"In today's sleep deprived world, Axon Labs is deeply committed to advancing the science and education of sleep," said David Dickinson, CEO of Axon Labs. "We are honored to be working with some of the most prestigious sleep experts in the United States to help provide a new kind of sleep education that addresses the many elements which may be influencing sleep."
The Axon Labs Scientific Advisory Board members include:
Kenneth Wright, Ph. D.Director, Sleep and Chronobiology Lab, University of Colorado, Boulder Daniel Aeschbach, Ph. D.Assistant Professor of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School Michael Breus, Ph. D."The Sleep Doctor," Author, and Sleep Wellness Coach for WebMD and AOL Charles Czeisler, M. D., Ph. D.Professor of Sleep Medicine and Director, Division of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School John Winkelman, M. D., Ph. D.Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Medical Director, Sleep Health Center of Brigham and Women's Hospital The Scientific Advisory Board recently met at Axon Labs' headquarters in Newton, Mass. and reviewed the results of a study assessing the validity of Axon Labs' wireless sleep pattern tracking technology. The results, reported at the annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies in June, scientifically demonstrated the accuracy of Axon Labs' sleep tracking dry sensor technology and proprietary algorithms.
"The results from the study demonstrate that Axon Labs' soft fabric sensor technology represents an easy-to-use, cost-effective technological advance in sleep tracking," said Ken Wright, Ph. D., Director of the Sleep and Chronobiology Lab at the University of Colorado, and Chair of Axon Labs' Scientific Advisory Board.
Last week, Axon Labs presented at the European Sleep Research Society meeting in Glasgow, Scotland. The latest data reports the Company's wireless system shows promise as an affordable, portable, easy-to-use, sleep tracking technology that has advantages over existing ambulatory technologies. Ongoing and additional data collection will be required to further validate the system and Axon Labs' Scientific Advisory Board will be instrumental in leading this research.
About Axon Labs
Axon Labs is dedicated to educating consumers about the importance of sleep. Leveraging neuroscience, sleep science and the power of the internet, Axon Labs has created a breakthrough technology and product platform designed to help people wake up feeling more alert, energized and healthy by teaching them how to get a better night's sleep. Axon Labs has raised over $6M to date, led by iD Ventures America. For more information, visit www. axonlabs. com.