SOLENO THERAPEUTICS INC false 0001484565 0001484565 2021-04-14 2021-04-14





Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): April 14, 2021




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-36593   77-0523891

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File No.)


(IRS Employer

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203 Redwood Shores Pkwy, Suite 500

Redwood City, CA 94065

(Address of principal executive offices)

(650) 213-8444

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)



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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


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Common Stock, $0.001 par value   SLNO   NASDAQ

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ITEM 8.01

Other Events

On April 14, 2021, Soleno Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that Anish Bhatnagar, M.D., the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, participated in a Prader-Willi Syndrome (“PWS”) Town Hall meeting hosted by the PWS Community. The Town Hall was held on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 and discussed the use of Diazoxide Choline Extended-Release Tablets (“DCCR”) in PWS. The event featured speakers from the PWS community who provided insights into the challenges of living with PWS as well as patient and caregiver perspectives on DCCR treatment. As part of the meeting Dr. Bhatnagar’s spoke and his remarks highlighted the unmet medical needs facing PWS patients, the company’s ongoing commitment to obtaining regulatory approval for DCCR and an outline of the necessary steps to obtain regulatory approval of DCCR. The remarks have been published as an open letter to the PWS community.

A copy of the open letter to the PWS community is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2 and is incorporated herein by reference.


ITEM 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d)    Exhibits





99.1    Open letter to the PWS community dated April 14, 2021.
99.2    Press release issued by Soleno Therapeutics, Inc. dated April 14, 2021.
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)




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.


Date: April 15, 2021      

/s/ Anish Bhatnagar

      Anish Bhatnagar
      Chief Executive Officer