SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
DATE OF REPORT (DATE OF EARLIEST EVENT REPORTED): February 7, 2019
MOLECULIN BIOTECH, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation or Organization)
(Commission File No.)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
5300 MEMORIAL DRIVE, SUITE 950, HOUSTON TX 77007
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed from last report)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On February 7, 2019, Moleculin Biotech, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing approval for its third drug to commence clinical trials. The Company will now have three distinctive oncology drugs in clinic in four ongoing clinical trials. WP1220, a STAT3 inhibitor, is to begin clinical trials in Poland for the treatment of Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma ("CTCL"), a rare and deadly skin cancer. A copy of the press release is attached to this report as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Exhibit No. Description
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
MOLECULIN BIOTECH, INC.
Date: February 7, 2019
/s/ Jonathan P. Foster
Jonathan P. Foster
Chief Financial Officer