Tune Therapeutics Reveals Epigenetic Editing Program Targeting Hepatitis B Virus

News | 11. 13. 2023

Tune Therapeutics

DURHAM, N.C. & SEATTLE-- November 13, 2023--Pioneering epigenome editing company Tune Therapeutics has announced it is working on a new and potentially curative approach to treating chronic HBV infection. The program was unveiled by Dr. Ed Gane, Professor of Medicine at the University of Auckland and world-renowned authority on Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) at the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) conference in Boston, MA on November 11th. The program, described by Gane at a session on emerging HBV treatments, aims to utilize TEMPO –Tune’s proprietary ‘genetic tuning’ platform – to achieve functional cure through the permanent, epigenetic repression of viral activity.