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PTC Therapeutics Provides Update on Health Canada Review of Translarna™ (ataluren) for the Treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

March 14, 2016

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., March 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTCT) today announced that the company intends to submit the results of the recently completed Phase 3 ACT DMD study for review by Health Canada as part of the New Drug Submission (NDS) for Translarna™ (ataluren) to treat nonsense mutation Duchenne muscular dystrophy (nmDMD). In order to submit this additional data for review, PTC will withdraw the current NDS from Health Canada and resubmit the NDS with the ACT DMD results. As a result, the company no longer expects Health Canada review of the NDS in the first half of 2016.Click here to read more.