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): July 23, 2019
 
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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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
VTGN
Nasdaq Capital Market
 
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Item 8.01 Other Events.

On July 23, 2019, VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted U.S. Patent No. 10,322,138 related to methods of treating major depressive disorder (MDD) with the Company's PH10 neuroactive nasal spray, a potential first-in-class, neurosteroid administered in microgram doses for treatment of MDD. A copy of the press release is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1.
  
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: July 23, 2019
By:
/s/ Shawn K. Singh             
 
 
Shawn K. Singh
Chief Executive Officer
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EXHIBIT INDEX
 
Exhibit No.
 
Description
 
 
 
 
Press Release issued by VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc., dated July 23, 2019