Smell and Flavor are often taken for granted
- Until we lose them
Flavors and smells provide some of life’s great pleasures.
It is fundamentally linked to appetite,
nutrition, well being, and mental health.
Smell is required to sense flavor in foods,what we commonly describe as taste.
Without smell we cannot detect
flavors in foods.
Smell and flavor are warning
systems, alerting us of gas leaks, smoke
or spoiled food.
Smell and Flavor Restoration
A significant unmet need
Problems with smell and flavor increase with age. 1
6.1% of the US population between age 53 and 59 have impairment.
17.3% between age 60 and 69 have impairment.
29.2% between age 70 and 79 have impairment.
62.5% of people between the age of 80 and 97 have impairment.
The Cyrano Solution
Cyrano is developing an intranasal spray with the potential to treat and restore Smell and Flavor function.