CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRPT), a developer of innovative RNA-based therapeutics, will host a webcast and conference call for the Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) community on Tuesday, December 2, 2014, beginning at 11:00 a.m. EST (8:00 a.m. PST / 4:00 p.m. GMT / 5:00 p.m. CET).
Chris Garabedian, president and chief executive officer, and Edward Kaye, M.D., chief medical officer, will provide information and answer questions about Sarepta's DMD development program, including current and upcoming clinical trials. Sarepta has invited DMD community representatives from leading patient advocacy groups to participate in the question and answer portion of the webcast.
To access the webcast, visit the events and presentations section of Sarepta's website at www.sarepta.com/events and follow the link for the webcast under "Upcoming Events." Please connect several minutes prior to the start of the broadcast to ensure adequate time for any software download that may be necessary.
To access only the audio portion, dial in to (800) 708-4540 for U.S. callers or (847) 619-6397 for international callers. The passcode for the call is 38547268. Please specify to the operator that you would like to join the "Sarepta DMD Community Update."
Following the event, the webcast will be archived in the events and presentations section of Sarepta's website for 90 days.
About Sarepta Therapeutics
Sarepta Therapeutics is focused on developing first-in-class RNA-based therapeutics to improve and save the lives of people affected by serious and life-threatening rare and infectious diseases. Sarepta's diverse pipeline includes its lead program eteplirsen, for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, as well as potential treatments for some of the world's most lethal infectious diseases. Sarepta aims to build a leading, independent biotech company dedicated to translating its RNA-based science into transformational therapeutics for patients who face significant unmet medical needs. For more information, please visit us at www.sarepta.com.
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