FORM 4 [ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * Doogan Declan 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol TENAX THERAPEUTICS, INC. [ TENX ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)__X__ Director                    __X__ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)         (First)         (Middle)
C/O BIOHAVEN PHARMACEUTICAL HOLDING COMP, 234 CHURCH STREET
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
6/30/2021
(Street)
NEW HAVEN, CT 06510
(City)       (State)       (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)
 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line) _X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock  6/30/2021    G    567871 (1) D $0  2502129  D   
Common Stock                 567871  I  By Declan Doogan 2021 GRAT DTD 03-04-2021 (2)

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Transaction represents a gift from Dr. Doogan to fund the Declan Doogan 2021 GRAT DTD 03-04-2021 (the "Trust"). Dr. Doogan's wife, Dorothy Doogan, is the trustee of the Trust. Per the terms of the Trust, during its term the Trust must make annuity payments to Dr. Doogan which will be accomplished by transferring shares of common stock back to Dr. Doogan
(2)  Dr. Doogan's wife, Dorothy Doogan, is the trustee of the Trust. Dr. Doogan disclaims beneficial ownership of the shares held by the Trust except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Doogan Declan
C/O BIOHAVEN PHARMACEUTICAL HOLDING COMP
234 CHURCH STREET
NEW HAVEN, CT 06510
X X


Signatures
/s/ Declan Doogan 8/11/2021
**Signature of Reporting Person Date
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