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): May 13, 2020
BIO-PATH HOLDINGS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
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4710 Bellaire Boulevard, Suite 210, Bellaire, Texas
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
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|Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share||BPTH||The Nasdaq Capital Market|
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On May 13, 2020, Bio-Path Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release titled, “Bio-Path Holdings to Present at the 2020 American Society of Clinical Oncology 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 May 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: May 14, 2020||By:||/s/ Peter H. Nielsen|
|Peter H. Nielsen|
|President and Chief Executive Officer|
|99.1||Press Release dated May 13, 2020|
Bio-Path Holdings to Present at the 2020 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting
HOUSTON—May 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 Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, taking place from May 29-31, 2020.
Dr. Maro Ohanian, Department of Leukemia, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, will discuss the Phase 2 study design of BP1001 (liposomal Grb2 antisense), the Company’s lead drug candidate, in combination with decitabine as a potential treatment for patients diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia or high-risk myelodysplastic syndrome.
Details for the virtual poster presentation are as follows:
Date: Friday, May 29, 2020
Presentation Time: 8:00 am Eastern Time
Session: Hematologic Malignancies – Leukemia, Myelodysplastic Syndromes, and Allotransplant
Title: A phase II study of BP1001 (liposomal Grb2 antisense oligonucleotide) in patients with hematologic 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.
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