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MRKR Marker Therapeutics

 

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

 

April 29, 2020

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

 

MARKER THERAPEUTICS, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware001-3793945-4497941
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)(Commission File Number)(IRS Employer Identification No.)

 

3200 Southwest Freeway

Suite 2240

Houston, Texas

 77027
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

 

(713) 400-6400

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code

 

N/A

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K 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))

 

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, par value $0.001 per share MRKR The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
      

 

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. ¨  

 

 

 

 

Item 8.01Other Events.

 

On April 29, 2020, Marker Therapeutics, Inc. issued a press release announcing that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug designation to MT-401 for the treatment of patients with acute myeloid leukemia after receiving allogeneic stem cell transplant. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

 

 

Item 9.01.Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits.

 

Exhibit No.Description
99.1Press release issued on April 29, 2020

 

 

 

SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

       
    Marker Therapeutics, Inc.
    
Dated: April 29, 2020   By: /s/ Anthony Kim
      Anthony Kim
      Chief Financial Officer