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): March 14, 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 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On March 14, 2019, Moleculin Biotech, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing the first patients have been treated in the Company's second clinical trial to study Annamycin for the treatment of relapsed and refractory adults with acute myeloid leukemia The Company further reported that the initial treatment of the first patient appeared to be well tolerated. A copy of the press release is attached to this report as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein. The information contained in Item 7.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1, is being furnished and shall not be deemed to be "filed" for the purpose of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended ("Exchange Act"), nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Exchange Act or the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, unless specifically identified therein as being incorporated by reference.
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: March 14, 2019
/s/ Jonathan P. Foster
Jonathan P. Foster
Chief Financial Officer