Sarepta Therapeutics Inc was incorporated in the State of Oregon on July 22, 1980. The Company discovers and develops RNA-based therapeutics for the treatment of rare and infectious diseases. Its product candidate is eteplirsen, an antisense PMO-based therapeutic, which is in Phase IIb clinical development for the treatment of individuals with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The Company is also involved in developing treatments that are in Phase I clinical trials for infectious diseases, including AVI-7288 for Marburg virus; and AVI-7100 for H1N1 influenza virus. In addition, it focuses on developing preclinical research product candidates for the treatment of other neuromuscular, infectious, and rare diseases.