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2014-09-09 08:31:34

-Top-line data expected H2 2015- SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTCT) today announced that it has completed enrollment of ACT DMD, the Phase 3 confirmatory trial of Translarna(TM) (ataluren) for patients with nonsense mutation Duchenne muscular dystrophy (nmDMD). Top-line data from the trial is expected in the second half of 2015 and will support further approvals globally, following European approval received earlier this...

2014-09-08 23:02:42

CITGO Petroleum Corporation and its employees and branded Marketers raised more than $13.6 million over the past year to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association save and improve the lives of people fighting muscle disease. CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 CITGO Petroleum Corporation and its employees and branded Marketers raised more than $13.6 million over the past year to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association save and improve the lives of people fighting muscle disease. Vital...

2014-09-07 23:02:18

Coalition Duchenne supports World Duchenne Awareness Day Newport Beach, California (PRWEB) September 07, 2014 California based charity Coalition Duchenne supports the First World Duchenne Awareness Day on the 7th of September 2014. The 7th of the 9th has been chosen to represent the 79 exons in the Dystrophin gene. Duchenne Charities around the world will raise awareness for boys and young men who have Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Parents and supporters of Duchenne organizations will...

2014-09-05 23:02:35

The first “Power Play for MDA” event invites guests to experience a unique social event that will raise funds to help the organization continue to make progress in the fight for muscle health. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 The Los Angeles Kings are fighting back against muscle disease during the inaugural “Power Play for MDA” fundraiser at STAPLES Center on Sept. 25, 2014, to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association-Greater Los Angeles chapter. The first “Power...

2014-09-04 23:01:40

The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) raised more than $28 million over the past year to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association save and improve the lives of people fighting muscle disease. CHICAGO, (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) raised more than $28 million over the past year to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association save and improve the lives of people fighting muscle disease. “For 60 years, the men and women of...

2014-08-31 20:20:38

Rocker donates $10,000 and promises 9-year-old ambassador a Harley ride CHICAGO, Aug. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Viewers tuning into the 49(th) MDA Show of Strength Telethon are in for "Nothin' But a Good Time" when legendary rock star and reality TV star Bret Michaels covers American classic "Sweet Home Alabama" on the nationally televised show airing tonight on ABC television stations across the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140831/141734 In...

2014-08-31 12:20:43

Derulo performs his Gold single "Trumpets" for first televised view CHICAGO, Aug. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pop star sweethearts Jordin Sparks and Jason Derulo will "show their strength" for families affected by muscle disease on the 2014 MDA Show of Strength Telethon, airing tonight at 9|8c on ABC stations nationwide. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140830/141717 Sparks, who also performed on the MDA telethon in 2011, will introduce Derulo's performance and...

2014-08-29 23:02:56

Independent Agents Answer the Call to Help Raise Funds and Awareness for Muscular Dystrophy Redwood City, Calif. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 LiveOps, Inc., the global leader in cloud contact center and customer service solutions, today announced that LiveOps has been selected as a call center provider for the Muscular Dystrophy Association's (MDA) Show of Strength Telethon for the third year in a row. This fundraising and entertainment event raises money and awareness to support MDA’s...

2014-08-29 16:23:03

mda.org | facebook/MDAnational | @MDAnews | #MDAtelethon CHICAGO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Champion boxers Laila Ali and Victor Ortiz are fighting back against muscle disease by appearing on the annual MDA Show of Strength Telethon this Labor Day weekend airing Sunday, Aug. 31, 9/8c on ABC television stations across the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140829/141630 Ali, former super middleweight world champion and current host of "All In, with Laila...

2014-08-28 16:24:22

mda.org | facebook/MDAnational | @MDAnews | #MDAtelethon CHICAGO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ABC television stars will join forces this Labor Day weekend on the 49th MDA Show of Strength Telethon airing Sunday, Aug. 31, 9/8c on ABC television stations across the country to help raise funds and awareness to help save and improve the lives of children and adults affected by muscle disease. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140828/141082 Viewers tuning into the 2014...


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