Aptorum Group Launches NativusWell®, a Novel Nutraceutical for Menopause, in China


Regulatory News:

Aptorum Group Limited (Nasdaq: APM, Euronext Paris: APM) (“Aptorum Group”), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapeutics to tackling unmet medical needs, announces the exciting commercial launch of NativusWell ®, a new dietary supplement supporting women’s health throughout the Menopausal cycles targeting the China market. NativusWell ® has commenced collaboration with one of the largest e-commerce platforms in China, JD.com, and NativusWell ® is now distributable in China via JD.

China has the largest population in the world. In 2010, there were over 130 million women aged 45 to 59 in China 1. China accounts for about 11.4% of the market share in 2021 in the global menopause treatment market. The growing elderly population and the need for healthcare services present an opportunity for the menopause market to flourish 2.

NativusWell ® contains a novel, non-hormonal bioactive ingredient DOI, designed to support the overall health of women undergoing perimenopause, menopause and postmenopause. Our research has found that NativusWell ® has anti-ageing and antioxidant effect 3 4 5 and is able to show to support bone health 6. For more information, visit https://nativuswell.com/.

The product is now available on JD (also known as Jingdong), a leading e-commerce company in China. The emergence of China’s e-commerce market inaugurated a new era of the country’s economy. In 2020, the added value of the digital economy accounted for more than 38 percent of the country’s GDP. In the same year, nearly a quarter of China’s physical goods retail sales were sold online, far above the global average of 18 percent. In 2021, China contributed to more than half of the world’s e-commerce retail sales, with the sales value surpassing the combined total of Europe and the United States. Today, China has the largest digital buyer population in the world, amounting to more than 780 million people 7. By leveraging the large consumer base in JD, NativusWell ® targets to reach an extensive network of potential customers in China.

Aptorum Group is pleased to announce this collaboration with JD and is also actively expanding its targeted markets to include the US, EU and UK for further distribution of NativusWell ® and its future brand of potential products.

About Aptorum Group Limited

Aptorum Group Limited (Nasdaq: APM, Euronext Paris: APM) is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery, development and commercialization of therapeutic assets to treat diseases with unmet medical needs, particularly in oncology (including orphan oncology indications), autoimmune and infectious diseases. Aptorum has completed two phase I clinical trials for its ALS-4 (MRSA) and orphan drug designated SACT-1 (Neuroblastoma) small molecule drugs and commercializing its NLS-2 NativusWell ® nutraceutical (menopause). The pipeline of Aptorum is also enriched through (i) the establishment of drug discovery platforms that enable the discovery of new therapeutics assets through, e.g. systematic screening of existing approved drug molecules, and microbiome-based research platform for treatments of metabolic diseases; and (ii) the co-development and ongoing clinical validation of its novel molecular-based rapid pathogen identification and detection diagnostics technology with Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research. (Source: bakersfield.com)

For more information about the Company, please visit www.aptorumgroup.com.

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