About AKOUOS INC
Akouos Inc. precision genetic medicine company focused on developing gene therapies with the potential to restore, improve, and preserve high-acuity physiologic hearing for individuals. The Company is focused on developing precision therapies for forms of sensorineural hearing loss. The Company's genetic medicine platform that incorporates a proprietary vector library consisting of variants of a small virus commonly used in gene therapy, known as adeno-associated virus (AAV), and a novel delivery approach. The Company is focused on executing its initiatives, which include the advancement of its lead product candidate, AK-OTOF, is a gene therapy for the treatment of hearing loss due to mutations in the OTOF gene; expansion of its pipeline to include programs focused on other monogenic conditions as well as inner ear conditions of complex etiology, such as AK-antiVEGF for vestibular schwannoma; and development of internal manufacturing capabilities, and a commercial infrastructure.