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Marathon Pharmaceuticals: Brief Information Surrounding the Company and Insomnia Treatment

by Chris Holden - July 22nd, 2018.
Filed under: Business, News.

Marathon Pharmaceuticals LLC leads in commercializing, manufacturing and developing of pharmaceuticals. This company is a biopharmaceutical one. The purpose of it is to create treatments for uncommon diseases. This is with a priority to patients who don’t have any choices for treatment. This company has headquarters in Northbrook, Illinois. There’s offices located in areas of Washington D.C, Chicago, and New Jersey. It was established in 2008.


There are many examples of medication that this company creates for small populations of patients. Also, for scarce diseases that are difficult to cure. There’s multiple sclerosis, catastrophic pediatric epilepsy, and polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Some other examples are idiopathic inflammatory arthritis and nueromyelitus optica. This company has a pipeline consisting of modern medicine for sicknesses affecting movement and the brain. There are key executives amounting to five in this company. The CEO of the company is Babar Ghiss. Patrick J. Morris serves as the “Executive Vice President of Legal Affairs, Mergers and Acquisitions, and General Counsel”. Dr. Timothy M. Cunniff serves in the role of “Executive Vice President of Drug Development”. Joseph P. Nolan MBA serves as the Chief Executive Officer. There is also, Dr. Jordan Dubow the “Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Clinical & Medical Affairs”.


An example of something this company looks into is “Insomnia”. This is when people have inabilities to either stay asleep or go to sleep. This can be caused by the factors of depression, anxiety, and stress. These are the most popular causes of chronic insomnia. Also, causes of this is caffeine like coffee and energy drinks. A medicine that could aid this are “Selective Gamma-aminobutryic acid medications”. These are utilized to end GABA. This is a neurotransmitter that lowers being alert and is an advocate for relaxing. One example is Benzodiazepine, this mainly is suggested for anxiety. GABA receptors are starts up in the brain for a cause of feeling calm and relaxed. There is also antihistamine which is another option for those who don’t want to use prescription drugs.


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