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): April 28, 2022

Ocuphire Pharma, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware
 
001-34079
 
11-3516358
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
         
37000 Grand River Avenue, Suite 120
Farmington Hills, MI
     
 
48335
(Address of principal executive offices)
     
(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:  (248) 681-9815

N/A
(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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):


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

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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, $0.0001 par value
OCUP
Nasdaq Capital Market

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 April 28, 2022, the Company issued a press release regarding the results of its MIRA-4 pediatric safety trial for reversal of mydriasis. A copy of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.
 
Information contained on or accessible through any website reference in the press release is not part of, or incorporated by reference in, this Current Report on Form 8-K, and the inclusion of such website addresses in this Current Report on Form 8-K by incorporation by reference of the press release is as inactive textual references only.

Item 9.01
Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit
Number
 
 
Exhibit Description
     
 
Press Release, dated April 28, 2022
104
 
Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within Inline XBRL document).
 

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.
 
 
OCUPHIRE PHARMA, INC.
     
 
By:
/s/ Mina Sooch
   
Mina Sooch
   
Chief Executive Officer
     
Date: April 28, 2022
   



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