Gene therapy for
Epigenetic Gene Regulation
ABOUT Episwitch Rx
EpiSwitch Rx is a gene therapy biotechnology company developing therapeutics for neuromuscular conditions.
We are developing epigenetic tools to treat the root cause of disease.
Our most advanced pre-clinical program is a CRISPR-based approach to treat the underlying cause of FSHD (facio scapulo humeral muscular dystrophy) which affects over 1m people worldwide.
Our vision is to bring new treatments and therapies to patients with muscle disorders.
There are over 5.5m people affected by a muscular dystrophy.
In many cases these are Orphan or Rare Diseases and there are no available treatment options. By bringing together the best scientists, KOL's and disease experts and working directly with patient communities, clinicians, payors and other health stakeholders, we hope to make a transformational difference and change lives.
FSHD (facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy)
FSHD is an epigenetic gain-of-function neuromuscular disorder caused by the misexpression of DUX4 protein in skeletal muscle
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