FOGHORN THERAPEUTICS INC.
500 Technology Square, Ste 700
Cambridge, MA 02139
October 20, 2020
Securities and Exchange Commission
Division of Corporate Finance
100 F Street, N.E.
Washington, D.C. 20549
|Attention:||Courtney Lindsay, Celeste Murphy, Division of Corporation Finance, Office of Life Sciences|
Foghorn Therapeutics Inc.
Registration Statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-249264)
Request for Acceleration
Ladies and Gentlemen:
Pursuant to Rule 461 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, Foghorn Therapeutics Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Company), hereby requests that the effective date for the registration statement referred to above be accelerated so that it will be declared effective at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time on October 22, 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter. The Company hereby authorizes Marc Rubenstein or Rachel Phillips of Ropes & Gray LLP, counsel to the Company, to orally modify or withdraw this request for acceleration.
Please call Rachel Phillips of Ropes & Gray LLP, counsel to the Company, at (212) 841-8857 as soon as the registration statement has been declared effective.
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|Very truly yours,|
|FOGHORN THERAPEUTICS INC.|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|
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