SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
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 13, 2020
BIO-PATH HOLDINGS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
|4710 Bellaire Boulevard, Suite 210, Bellaire, Texas||77401|
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(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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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, par value $0.001 per share||BPTH||The Nasdaq Capital Market|
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On April 13, 2020, Bio-Path Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release titled, “Bio-Path Holdings to Present at the 2020 American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting.” A copy of such press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press Release dated April 13, 2020|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Company has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|BIO-PATH HOLDINGS, Inc.|
|Dated: April 13, 2020||By:||/s/ Peter H. Nielsen|
|Peter H. Nielsen|
|President and Chief Executive Officer|
|99.1||Press Release dated April 13, 2020|
Bio-Path Holdings to Present at the 2020 American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting
HOUSTON—April 13, 2020 – Bio-Path Holdings, Inc., (NASDAQ: BPTH), a biotechnology company leveraging its proprietary DNAbilize™ liposomal delivery and antisense technology to develop a portfolio of targeted nucleic acid cancer drugs, today announced an upcoming virtual poster presentation at the 2020 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting, taking place from April 27-28, 2020.
Dr. Ana Tari Ashizawa, Senior Vice President of Research, Development and Clinical Design, at Bio-Path Holdings will summarize the Phase 1 study design of BP1002 (liposomal Bcl-2 antisense), the Company’s second drug candidate, for the treatment of lymphomas and chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
Details for the virtual poster presentation are as follows:
Date: Monday, April 27, 2020
Poster Release Time: 12:01 am Eastern Time
Session: Phase I Trials In Progress
Title: “A Phase I Clinical Trial to Study the Safety, Pharmacokinetics, and Efficacy of BP1002 (L-Bcl-2) Antisense Oligonucleotide in Patients with Advanced Lymphoid Malignancies”
About Bio-Path Holdings, Inc.
Bio-Path is a biotechnology company developing DNAbilize®, a novel technology that has yielded a pipeline of RNAi nanoparticle drugs that can be administered with a simple intravenous transfusion. Bio-Path’s lead product candidate, prexigebersen (BP1001, targeting the Grb2 protein), is in a Phase 2 study for the treatment of blood cancers and has filed an IND for a Phase 1 clinical trial for solid tumors. The Company’s second pipeline candidate is BP1002, which targets the Bcl-2 protein and is planned to be evaluated for the treatment of lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia. In addition, an IND application for BP1003, a novel liposome-incorporated STAT3 antisense oligodeoxynucleotide developed by Bio-Path as a specific inhibitor of STAT3, is expected to be filed in 2020.
For more information, please visit the Company's website at http://www.biopathholdings.com.
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