PPMD's Blog – April 2017 Archive (7)

PTC Therapeutics Announces Community Conference Call on May 8 to Discuss Launch Plans for Emflaza™ (Deflazacort)

PTC Therapeutics, Inc. will host a conference call for the Duchenne community to discuss the launch plans for Emflaza™ (deflazacort) on Monday, May 8, 2017 at 3:00pm (ET).

The call can be…


Added by PPMD on April 26, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

Capricor Therapeutics Announces Positive Six-Month Results from the Randomized Phase I/II HOPE Clinical Trial in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Capricor Therapeutics today announced positive top-line results from a safety and exploratory efficacy analysis of six-month data from the randomized 12-month Phase I/II HOPE Clinical Trial of CAP-1002 (allogeneic cardiosphere-derived cells), an investigational candidate for the treatment of patients with Duchenne.

We are excited to see these results and to see the field of cell…


Added by PPMD on April 25, 2017 at 10:24am — 2 Comments

FDA Announces Pediatric Advisory Committee Meeting on May 18

On May 18, 2017, FDA’s Pediatric Advisory Committee will convene to consider the issue of allowing in-dwelling ports in Sarepta’s…


Added by PPMD on April 24, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments

PTC Therapeutics Completes Acquisition of Emflaza™ for the Treatment of Duchenne in the U.S.

Today, PTC Therapeutics announced that they have completed their acquisition of Emflaza™ (deflazacort) ahead of schedule, following early conclusion of the anti-trust review.

PTC will be hosting a call with the Duchenne community the week of May 8 to provide details on the plan for the launch of Emflaza. We look forward to learning more from PTC in the…


Added by PPMD on April 20, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Bristol-Myers Squibb Enters into Agreement with Roche to License Anti-Myostatin Compound

Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to license BMS-986089, an anti-myostatin adnectin in development for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, to Roche. …


Added by PPMD on April 13, 2017 at 10:03am — No Comments

PPMD’s #EverySingleOne Tour: Iowa City, IA

Iowa Children’s Hospital marked our third stop on PPMD’s 2017 Every Single One Tour, held on April 1, 2017. The amazing staff at Iowa Children’s Hospital helped make this a wonderful day and we can see why they are one of the 15 …


Added by PPMD on April 7, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments

PPMD Designates UC Davis a Certified Duchenne Care Center

Today Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) named UC Davis Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Neuromuscular Disease Clinic (UC Davis) our 15th …


Added by PPMD on April 6, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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