SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): February 13, 2019
Commission File Number: 001-37761
VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc.(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter.)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
343 Allerton Avenue, South San Francisco, California 94080
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant's Telephone number)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On February 13, 2019, VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. (the "Company") announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office provided a Notice of Allowance for a patent related to methods of treating depression with PH10, the Company's investigational new generation CNS nasal spray in Phase 2 development for major depressive disorder ("MDD"). A copy of this press release is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1.
On February 19, 2019, the Company announced that the Japan Patent Office issued to the Company a patent related to methods of treating depression with AV-101, the Company's oral NMDA receptor glycine site antagonist in Phase 2 development for treatment of MDD. The patent also relates to methods of treating hyperalgesia, which is extreme sensitivity to pain. A copy of this press release is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.2.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
See Exhibit Index.
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.
VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc.
Date: February 19, 2019
||/s/ Shawn K. Singh
|Name: Shawn K. Singh
|Title: Chief Executive Officer
Press release issued by VistaGen Therapeutics Inc., dated February 13, 2019.
Press release issued by VistaGen Therapeutics Inc., dated February 19, 2019.