Applied Therapeutic, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on developing a pipeline of product candidates against validated molecular targets in indications of unmet medical need. Its molecular target is aldose reductase (AR), which is an enzyme and rate-limiting step in the polyol pathway. Its lead product candidate, AT-001, is an aldose reductase inhibitor (ARI) with exposure and nerve permeability. AT-001 is developed for the treatment of diabetic cardiomyopathy (DbCM), a fatal fibrosis of the heart. Its AT-007 is a central nervous system (CNS) penetrant ARI, which is developed for the treatment of galactosemia. Its AT-003 is an ARI designed to cross through the back of the eye when dosed orally. AT-003 is developed for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy (DR). It is also developing AT-001 for diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN), a debilitating neurodegenerative disease.