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Akouos Receives FDA Designations for AK-OTOF

Akouos, Inc announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted both Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) and Rare Pediatric Disease Designation (RPDD) for AK-OTOF, a gene therapy intended for the treatment of otoferlin gene-mediated hearing loss.

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Purifying Gentamicin Could Reduce Hearing Loss Risk

Gentamicin is used in US hospitals to treat a variety of bacterial infections, including infections in newborns and in other susceptible patients, such as those with cystic fibrosis. Yet researchers estimate that up to 20% of patients who are treated with it experience some degree of irreversible hearing loss.

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