SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): December 16, 2015
CATALYST PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
(Exact Name Of Registrant As Specified In Its Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
355 Alhambra Circle
Coral Gables, Florida
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (305) 529-2522
Former Name or Former address, if changed since last report
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|Item 8.01||Other Events|
On December 16, 2015, the Company issued a press release announcing top-line results from its Phase 1(b) double-blind, placebo controlled safety and tolerance study of CPP-115 in normal healthy volunteers. The results showed significant increases in brain levels of the surrogate marker for potential efficacy, gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA). The main adverse effect of prolonged elevated brain GABA, somnolence, was also observed.
A copy of the Companys press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||Press release issued by the Company on December 16, 2015.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
|Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc.|
|By:||/s/ Alicia Grande|
|Vice President, Treasurer and CFO|
Dated: December 16, 2015