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 14, 2017
AMPIO PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
|(Exact name of registrant as specified in Charter)|
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
373 Inverness Parkway, Suite 200
Englewood, Colorado 80112
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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|Item 8.01||Other Events|
On December 14, 2017, Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Ampio”) issued a press release announcing the results of its Phase 3 clinical trial of Ampion for sever osteoarthritis of the knee. The Phase 3 clinical trial met its primary endpoint with 71% of Ampion treated patients meeting the OMERACT-OARSI responder criteria. Ampio plans to present a more detailed analysis of the Phase 3 and pooled data at an upcoming scientific meeting as well as submission for publication. 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.|
|99.1||Press Release dated December 14, 2017|
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.
|AMPIO PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Thomas E. Chilcott, III|
|Thomas E. Chilcott, III|
|Chief Financial Officer|
Dated: December 28, 2017
|99.1||Press Release dated December 14, 2017.|