Clearside Biomedical (CLSD)
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): December 21, 2021
Clearside Biomedical, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
900 North Point Parkway
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: 678 270-3631
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On December 21, 2021, Clearside Biomedical, Inc. (the “Company”) will give a presentation describing its positive safety results from OASIS, the Company’s ongoing Phase 1/2a clinical trial of CLS-AX for the treatment of wet AMD. The live and archived webcast may be accessed on the Company’s website under the “Investors” section. A copy of the presentation is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
The information in this Item 7.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1, is being furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, and it shall not be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or under the Exchange Act, whether made before or after the date hereof, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing to this item of this report.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On December 21, 2021, the Company issued a press release entitled “Clearside Biomedical Announces Positive Safety Results from OASIS Phase 1/2a Clinical Trial of CLS-AX (axitinib injectable suspension) for the Treatment of Wet AMD.” The full text of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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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 thereunto duly authorized.
Date: December 21, 2021
CLEARSIDE BIOMEDICAL, INC.
/s/ Charles A. Deignan
Charles A. Deignan
Chief Financial Officer