SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTCT) announced that two abstracts have been accepted for the 10th European Pediatric Neurology Society Congress (EPNS) in Brussels, Belgium, on September 25-28.
- Design of a confirmatory phase 3, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of ataluren in patients with nonsense mutation Duchenne muscular dystrophy;
- Disease-related symptoms and activities of daily living: a novel survey of patients with nonsense mutation Duchenne muscular dystrophy will be presented on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 13:30 in the selected poster presentation PP3: Neuromuscular and Movement
In addition, PTC will sponsor a symposium at EPNS titled New perspectives in the management of Duchenne muscular dystrophy on September 25 from 12:30 to 13:30.
About PTC Therapeutics, Inc. PTC is biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of orally-administered, proprietary small molecule drugs that target post-transcriptional control processes. While PTC's discovery programs are directed at targets in multiple therapeutic areas, PTC is focusing particularly on the development and commercialization of treatments for orphan and ultra-orphan disorders. Post-transcriptional control processes regulate the rate and timing of protein production and are essential to proper cellular function. PTC's internally-discovered pipeline addresses multiple therapeutic areas, including neuromuscular disorders, oncology and infectious diseases. For more information on the company, please visit our website www.ptcbio.com.
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