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PTC Therapeutics Announces New Analyses that Support the Potential Benefit of Ataluren in Preserving Lung Function in Non-Ambulatory Nonsense Mutation Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Patients

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Oct. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTCT) today announced new data supporting the potential benefit of ataluren in preserving lung function in non-ambulatory nonsense mutation Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients (nmDMD). The results, which are being presented today as part of a company-sponsored symposium, are based on PTC’s analyses of lung function data from one of PTC’s ongoing open-label extension studies (Study 019) versus natural history data from a comparable non-ambulatory cohort.

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