SAN FRANCISCO, CA. – July 18, 2013 – Audentes Therapeutics Inc., a recently founded biotechnology company dedicated to the development of innovative treatments for rare muscle diseases, today announced the closing of a $30 million Series A financing. The financing was led by OrbiMed Advisors with the participation of 5AM Ventures and Versant Ventures. This funding will allow the Company to further advance its two lead programs, AT001 for X-linked Myotubular Myopathy (XLMTM) and AT002 for Pompe disease, and to evaluate additional candidate programs. Both AT001 and AT002 are innovative, novel treatments based on adeno-associated virus (AAV) gene therapy technology.