PPMD's Blog – June 2017 Archive (7)

PPMD to Host Duchenne Drug Development Roundtable During 23rd Annual Connect Conference

PPMD will host our annual Duchenne Drug Development Roundtable…

Added by PPMD on June 30, 2017 at 1:49pm — No Comments

PPMD Convenes International Experts for Inflammation and Immunity in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Workshop

Today, PPMD is convening medical experts from around the world for a workshop exploring inflammation and immunity in Duchenne on the eve of our 23rd Annual Connect Conference.

In January, PPMD organized a Critical Path Innovation Meeting with the FDA focused on…


Added by PPMD on June 28, 2017 at 2:19pm — No Comments

FDA Hiring Freeze Lifted

Recently, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced that the hiring freeze, instituted on January 23, has been lifted.

This reversal means that the FDA can begin to fill vacancies – needed resources for continued research into rare disease treatments and for the review and approval of new medicines.

PPMD is proud to have been one…


Added by PPMD on June 15, 2017 at 11:53am — No Comments

PPMD Signs On to DoD Funding Letters

Once again, PPMD has signed on to letters to leaders in both the House and Senate, requesting they continue to support the critical and highly successful defense health research programs funded through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) at the Department of Defense (DoD) for FY 2018.…


Added by PPMD on June 15, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

PPMD’s #EverySingleOne Tour: Gainesville, FL

PPMD's Pat Furlong 


Earlier this month, we had the privilege of having our fourth stop in 2017 on PPMD's Every Single One Tour in Gainesville,…


Added by PPMD on June 14, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

PTC Therapeutics Announces FDA Advisory Committee Meeting for Ataluren

PTC Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that the FDA has notified the company of the tentative scheduling of a Peripheral and Central Nervous Systems Drugs Advisory Committee meeting on September 28, 2017 to review the new drug application (NDA) for ataluren (Translarna™). This is another important moment for our community and we look forward to the opportunity to share our collective experiences with Translarna with the FDA. As details on this Ad Comm become…


Added by PPMD on June 6, 2017 at 8:47am — No Comments

PTC Therapeutics Provides EMFLAZA™ (Deflazacort) FAQ Update

PTC Therapeutics has provided an update regarding EMFLAZA (see below). Please visit EMFLAZA.com for answers to some of the most frequently asked questions PTC has received.

Update from PTC…


Added by PPMD on June 2, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

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