UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 21, 2021

 

 

VIRACTA THERAPEUTICS, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   000-51531   94-3295878
(State or other jurisdiction   (Commission   (IRS Employer
of incorporation)   File Number)   Identification No.)
2533 S Coast Hwy 101, Suite 210 Cardiff, California   92007
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (858) 400-8470

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

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

 

Title of each class

 

Trading

Symbol

 

Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, $0.0001 par value   VIRX   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company  ☐

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ☐

 

 

 


Item 8.01. Other Events.

On July 21, 2021, Viracta Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration provided clearance of the Company’s Investigational New Drug application for a Phase 1b/2 clinical trial of the Company’s combination product candidate of nanatinostat and valganciclovir in patients with Epstein-Barr Virus-Positive (“EBV+”) recurrent or metastatic nasopharyngeal carcinoma and other EBV+ solid tumors.

The press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

 

Exhibit

Number

  

Description

99.1    Press Release, dated July 21, 2021


SIGNATURES

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.

Dated: July 21, 2021

 

/s/ Daniel Chevallard

Daniel Chevallard

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer
Viracta Therapeutics (NASDAQ:VIRX)
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