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
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 13, 2018
 
VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
NEVADA
001-37761
20-5093315
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification Number)
 
343 Allerton Ave.
South San Francisco, California 94090
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(650) 577-3600
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
 
Not Applicable
 (Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
 
 
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Item 8.01
Other Events.
 
On August 13, 2018, VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) and Baylor College of Medicine (“Baylor”) announced that the Company and Baylor are collaborating on a first-step study with healthy volunteer Veterans to test potential anti-suicidal effects of AV-101, the Company’s oral CNS drug candidate. The Company will provide the clinical trial material for this study, and government funding will be provided for substantially all other study costs. AV-101 is in Phase 2 clinical development in the United States as an adjunctive treatment of Major Depressive Disorder in patients with an inadequate response to current antidepressants approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. A copy of the Company’s press release is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
  
Item 9.01
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
See Exhibit Index.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SIGNATURES
 
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.
 
 
VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc.
 
 
 
 Date: August 14, 2018
By:
/s/ Shawn K. Singh
 
 
Shawn K. Singh
Chief Executive Officer
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EXHIBIT INDEX
 
 
Exhibit No.
 
Description
 
 
 
 
Press Release issued by VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc., dated August 13, 2018