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It’s 100 percent fatal, hits its victims in the prime of their lives and has companies with prospective treatments either shutting down or spinning their wheels with trial holds and failures. Huntington’s disease might just top the list of intractable neurodegenerative diseases.

A Phase II trial studying PTC Therapeutics’ PTC518 in Huntington’s disease (HD) has been paused in the United States following a request from the FDA for additional data, the company announced Tuesday afternoon.

Pittsburgh-based NeuBase is diverting resources from its Huntington’s program and shedding 60% of its workforce in a strategic restructuring, the company announced Friday.