Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): July 15, 2019



Cytokinetics, Incorporated

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



Delaware   000-50633   94-3291317

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)




File Number)



(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)



280 East Grand Avenue, South San Francisco,


(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:(650) 624-3000


Not Applicable

Former name or former address, if changed since last report



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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.001 CYTK The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC


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Item 8.01 Other Events.


On July 15, 2019, Cytokinetics, Incorporated (“Cytokinetics”) announced the completion of patient enrollment in GALACTIC-HF (Global Approach to Lowering Adverse Cardiac Outcomes Through Improving Contractility in Heart Failure), the Phase 3 event driven cardiovascular outcomes clinical trial of omecamtiv mecarbil which is being conducted by Amgen, in collaboration with Cytokinetics. Omecamtiv mecarbil, a novel investigational cardiac muscle activator, is being developed by Amgen in collaboration with Cytokinetics for the potential treatment of heart failure.


GALACTIC-HF enrolled patients in 35 countries: approximately 40% in US and Canada, Western Europe, South Africa, and Australasia; 33% in Eastern Europe and Russia; 19% in Latin America and 8% in Asia. Approximately 25% of patients in GALACTIC-HF were hospitalized at the time of randomization.









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.


        Cytokinetics, Incorporated
July 15, 2019       By:  

/s/ Ching Jaw

        Name:   Ching Jaw
        Title:   Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer


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