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2014-05-16 08:26:28

- Data Demonstrate Positive Trends in Lung Function and Pulmonary Exacerbations - SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTCT) today announced that the results of a Phase 3 study of ataluren in patients with nonsense mutation cystic fibrosis (nmCF) were published in Lancet Respiratory Medicine. The results demonstrated positive trends in both the primary endpoint, lung function as measured by relative change in % predicted FEV(1) (forced...

2014-03-06 16:27:15

-Conference Call Today at 4:30 pm ET- SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTCT) today announced a corporate update and reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and full-year ended December 31, 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20010919/PTCLOGO "2013 was a landmark year for PTC with significant accomplishments achieved across the organization. Our private financing early in the year combined with a very successful IPO...

2014-02-25 08:32:07

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTCT) today announced the appointment of Guido Schopen, M.D. to General Manager and Head of Medical Affairs for Europe. Dr. Schopen will be responsible for European commercial operations, reporting to Mark Rothera, Chief Commercial Officer of PTC. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20010919/PTCLOGO ) "We are delighted to welcome Dr. Schopen to our team where he will play a key leadership role...

2014-02-24 23:20:43

New research report “Cystic Fibrosis Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2019 - CFTR Modulators Initiate Drive towards Personalized Treatment and Market Growth” worked out by GBI Research is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the study, the combined value of the cystic fibrosis (CF) markets in the top 8 developed economies is set to grow at a 30.4% CAGR through 2019. London, UK (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 In 2012, the combined value of the cystic fibrosis (CF)...

2014-02-06 23:25:01

ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Cystic Fibrosis Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2019" to its huge collection of research reports. Full Report @ http://www.researchmoz.us/cystic-fibrosis-therapeutics-in-major-developed-markets-to-2019-cftr-modulators-initiate-drive-towards-personalized-treatment-and-market-growth-report.html Albany, NewYork (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 GBI Research has released its pharma report “Cystic Fibrosis Therapeutics in Major...

2014-01-24 08:23:47

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTCT) (PTC) today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a negative opinion on the Company's marketing authorization application (MAA) for conditional approval of ataluren for the treatment of nonsense mutation Duchenne muscular dystrophy (nmDMD). The response from the CHMP is consistent with the Company's previous...

2014-01-24 08:23:41

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTCT) today announced an expansion of its senior management team with the appointment of Robert J. Spiegel M.D., FACP to Chief Medical Officer and Murad Husain to Vice President, Global Regulatory Affairs. PTC also announced the promotions of Joseph Colacino, Ph.D. to Senior Vice President, Drug Discovery and Ernest R. Dietel to Senior Vice President, Quality. In addition, Jay Barth, M.D., Senior...

Scientists Use Drug To Repair Rare Birth Defect
2013-12-22 17:37:52

University of British Columbia Success in mouse model is first instance of drug reversing a congenital deformity University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health scientists have developed a potential cure for a rare eye disease, showing for the first time that a drug can repair a birth defect. They formulated the drug Ataluren into eye drops, and found that it consistently restored normal vision in mice who had aniridia (ANN-uh-ridee- uh), a condition that severely limits...

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