PTC Therapeutics
PTC THERAPEUTICS, INC. (Form: 8-K, Received: 09/28/2017 17:18:29)


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 28, 2017
PTC THERAPEUTICS, INC.
(Exact Name of Company as Specified in Charter)
Delaware
 
001-35969
 
04-3416587
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

100 Corporate Court
 
 
South Plainfield, NJ
 
07080
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
 
(Zip Code)

Company’s telephone number, including area code: (908) 222-7000

Not applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

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Item 8.01.    Other Events

On September 28, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Peripheral and Central Nervous Systems Drugs Advisory Committee (PCNS) met to discuss ataluren (Translarna™) for the treatment of nonsense mutation dystrophinopathy. The single question to the advisory committee was “The best interpretation of the information presented today regarding the use of ataluren for the treatment of dystrophinopathies resulting from nonsense mutations in the dystrophin gene is that:...".
The vote was cast as follows:
No votes for  “the data suggest that ataluren is not effective.”
10 votes for “although it is possible that ataluren may be effective, the data are inconclusive, and more work would be needed to establish whether ataluren is effective.”
1 vote for “the data are sufficient to conclude that ataluren is effective.”

Signature

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


 
PTC Therapeutics, Inc.
 
 
Date: September 28, 2017
By:
/s/ Mark E. Boulding
 
 
Name:
Mark E. Boulding
 
Title:
Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer