SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – October 18, 2013 – PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTCT) announced today that it will hold its first R&D Day on Friday, October 25, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York City. Members of PTC's senior management and research teams will provide a corporate update and in-depth reviews of the company's scientific platforms and R&D programs.
A live webcast of the event will be available on the Events and Presentations page under the investor relations section of PTC Therapeutics' website at www.ptcbio.com. The presentation will be archived for 2 weeks following the presentation. It is recommended that users connect to PTC's website several minutes prior to the start of the webcast to ensure a timely connection.
ABOUT PTC THERAPEUTICS, INC.
PTC is biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of orally administered, proprietary small molecule drugs that target post-transcriptional control processes. Post-transcriptional control processes regulate the rate and timing of protein production and are essential to proper cellular function. PTC's internally discovered pipeline addresses multiple therapeutic areas, including rare disorders, oncology and infectious diseases. PTC has developed proprietary technologies that it applies in its drug discovery activities and form the basis for collaborations with leading biopharmaceutical companies. For more information on the company, please visit our website www.ptcbio.com
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