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One week after the New York City drug developer Applied Therapeutics announced it was working with regulators and law enforcement to identify and prosecute the anonymous author of a “fraudulent short report,” the company — much more quietly — amended its investor presentation in a way that bolsters accusations made by the author.

According to a Wall Street analyst who spoke with Applied Therapeutics, the addition of new data and clarifying language about a clinical trial to its corporate slide deck on July 9 was done to help investors better understand its work on an experimental drug for a rare metabolic disease.

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