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2011-06-29 07:00:00

ALDERLEY PARK, England and SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AstraZeneca and PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (PTC) today announced that they have entered into an exclusive research collaboration and license agreement for the application of PTC's proprietary GEMS(TM) technology (Gene Expression Modulation by Small-molecules) for the discovery and development of potential new therapies for cancer and other diseases for which there is a great unmet medical need. Cancer kills more...

2011-03-30 07:00:00

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (PTC) today announced the appointment of Robert J. Spiegel M.D., FACP as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Spiegel served previously as Chief Medical Officer of Schering-Plough. PTC also announced today the promotion of Jay Barth, M.D. to Vice President of Clinical Development. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20010919/PTCLOGO ) Dr. Spiegel will report to Stuart W. Peltz, Ph.D., President and CEO of PTC...

2011-03-02 07:00:00

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (PTC) today announced that it has identified a chemical series of molecules that penetrates the blood-brain barrier in animal models and reduces levels of BMI1, a protein linked to drug-resistant cancers. The research marks a milestone in PTC's collaboration with the Wellcome Trust and triggers drawdown of a $2.2 million tranche of their $5.4 million Seeding Drug Discovery award. (Logo:...

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