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Akero aims to develop and deliver transformational medicines to patients with high unmet medical need. Akero’s current focus is advancing our lead program, AKR-001, to provide a powerful new therapy for patients with NASH (non-alcoholic steatohepatitis).

Akero is led by industry veterans with decades of experience delivering innovative medicines to patients. We are united in our commitment to developing transformational new therapies for NASH and other serious metabolic diseases.

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