Featured Blog Posts – May 2010 Archive (3)

Ataluren Update

As many of you know, because you participated, PTC held an open conference call yesterday to update the community about ataluren and future plans. The discussion included analysis of data from the ataluren trial and a summary of regulatory challenges. Langdon Miller (Chief Medical Officer for the trial) described PTC’s plan for regulatory interactions relating to ataluren… Continue

Added by Pat Furlong on May 28, 2010 at 4:00pm — 19 Comments


Sitting still is difficult for me. To say I prefer to stay busy is a bit of an understatement. Ask my wife Alice if she thinks I'm doing too many things. Between work, family, my involvement in DMD programs and running there isn't much free time left. When I do get a minute or two I'm thinking of my next task as rewording an e-mail or working out details for a project, otherwise if I sit too long idly I begin to doze off. Some Sundays as I sit in church with my family I catch myself dropping… Continue

Added by Brian Denger on May 12, 2010 at 4:44pm — 4 Comments

Research Update from the Road: Trends in Biotech and more on Exon-skipping

May 7, 2010

I’ve been traveling pretty steadily for more than a week now—first out to Seattle to meet with AVI Biopharma at their headquarters, then to Chicago for the Biotechnology Industry y Organization meeting and finally to Ottawa for the “New Directions in Muscle Biology and Disease” meeting. I thought I would take this time to share with all of you what I’ve seen and heard.

First, it was good to put faces to names at AVI, the Seattle-based biotechnology company that… Continue

Added by Sharon Hesterlee on May 7, 2010 at 9:34am — 19 Comments

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