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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): September 27, 2022
 
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MOLECULIN BIOTECH, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
 
Delaware
001-37758
47-4671997
(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)
 
(713) 300-5160
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed from 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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):
 
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-14(c))
 
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. ☐
 
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 $.001 per share
MBRX
The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC
 
 

 
 
Item 7.01
Regulation FD Disclosure
 
On September 27, 2022, Moleculin Biotech, Inc. (the “Company”), issued a press release announcing that its WP1096 molecule (a part of its WP1122 portfolio of D-glucose and D-mannose antimetabolites) will be evaluated in animal studies through the preclinical services offered by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health. WP1096 is being studied by Moleculin as a novel potential therapy for a broad spectrum of viruses, including arenaviruses.
 
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 “filed” for the purpose of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (“Exchange Act”), nor shall it be incorporated by reference in any filing under the Exchange Act or the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (“Securities Act”), unless specifically identified therein as being incorporated by reference.
 
Item 9.01
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
(d)
Exhibits.
 
Exhibit
No.
Description
 
99.1
 
104
Cover page Interactive Data File (formatted as Inline XBRL document)
 
 
 
 
SIGNATURE
 
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:
September 27, 2022
 
       
 
By:
/s/ Jonathan P. Foster
 
   
Jonathan P. Foster
 
 
 
 
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