Akouos is a biotechnology company focused on restoring and preserving hearing. Akouos’s scientific founders are world leaders in the fields of neurotology, genetics, inner ear drug delivery, and AAV gene therapy
Founder & CEO: Dr. Manny Simons
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Case Western Reserve University and Akouos sign exclusive licensing agreement to advance development of gene therapy technology as a potential treatment for a type of Usher syndrome
Case Western Reserve University and Boston-based Akouos have entered into an exclusive licensing agreement to develop a patented gene therapy with the potential to treat hearing loss associated with a type of Usher syndrome, the most common deaf-blind disorder.
Gregory Robinson, Ph.D., Appointed to Chief Scientific Officer Co-Founder Michael McKenna, M.D., Expands Role to Full-Time Chief Medical Officer
Akouos announced management will be attending the following investor conferences in August
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Akouos, based in Boston, announced a Series A financing worth $50 million. The round was led by seed investors 5AM Ventures and New Enterprise Associates (NEA).