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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): June 26, 2019

 

Gemphire Therapeutics Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


 

Delaware
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)

 

001-37809
(Commission File Number)

 

47‑2389984
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

17199 N. Laurel Park Drive, Suite 401, Livonia, MI 48152

(Address of principal executive offices)  (Zip Code)

 

(734) 245‑1700

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

Not Applicable

(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))

 

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, $0.001 par value

GEMP

The Nadsaq Stock Market LLC

 

 

Item 8.01   Other Events.

 

On June 26, 2019, Gemphire Therapeutics Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release regarding the top-line results of its familial partial lipodystrophy Phase 2a proof-of-concept clinical trial of gemcabene in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) patients. 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

 

Description

 

 

 

99.1

 

Press Release dated June 26, 2019. 

 

 

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: June 26, 2019

GEMPHIRE THERAPEUTICS INC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Dr. Steven Gullans

 

 

Name:

Dr. Steven Gullans

 

 

Title:

President and Chief Executive Officer