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PTC Therapeutics Announces First-Ever Winners of Its PRIORITY Program To Support Research Projects In Rare, Genetic Disorders


PTC Therapeutics, Inc. today announced the three funding recipients from PRIORITY, an annual program to support outstanding clinical research by the rare genetic disorders community. This year’s funding will accelerate innovative research projects to improve Duchenne muscular dystrophy screening in infants and support earlier diagnosis of this progressive, muscle-wasting disease.

“We were overwhelmed to receive so many outstanding applications in the first year of PRIORITY and to see such a breadth of ideas to improve the screening and diagnosis of Duchenne,” said Dr. Claudio Santos, Senior Vice President, Global Medical Affairs, PTC Therapeutics, Inc. “We are thrilled that the PRIORITY program will help bring these research projects to fruition and ultimately help patients receive the best care as early as possible.”

PTC Therapeutics Announces First-Ever Winners Of Its PRIORITY Program To Support Research Projects In Rare, Genetic Disorders