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Innovation to Impact: Launching from the Bench @ Blavatnik Life Lab Longwood

October 5th, 2023 ~ 04:00pm - 06:00pm

Harvard Medical School, Building C, Cannon Room.
240 Longwood Avenue Boston, MA 02115

Join OTD and HMS for a fireside chat with Manny Simons, founder and CEO of Akouos, Inc. and Kush Parmar, managing partner at 5am Ventures, to discuss their journey from research bench to a successful start-up.

Akouos, Inc. is a precision genetic medicine company that is developing a portfolio of first-in-class adeno-associated viral gene therapies for the treatment of inner ear conditions. 5am Ventures was one of the first investors in Akouos, and Parmar sits on the Board of Directors for the company. Simons and Parmar will discuss their journey together, from grant funding to Series A financing to being acquired by Eli Lilly and Company. Networking session with food and drinks to follow.

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Tags: Innovation to Impact

Press Contact: Kirsten Mabry | (617) 495-4157

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