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): July 24, 2017
GENOCEA BIOSCIENCES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
(Commission File Number)
Cambridge Discovery Park
100 Acorn Park Drive, 5th Floor
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code): (617) 876-8191
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
On July 24, 2017, Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing positive clinical results from the Company’s planned analysis of data collected twelve months after dosing in its placebo-controlled Phase 2b trial of GEN-003 for the treatment of genital herpes. A copy of the press release, dated July 24, 2017, is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
On July 24, 2017, the Company will give a presentation to investors regarding the positive clinical results for the twelve-month analysis of the Company’s Phase 2b trial of GEN-003 for the treatment of genital herpes. A copy of the presentation is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.2 and is incorporated herein by reference. The presentation is also available on the Company’s website, www.genocea.com, however the Company’s website and any information contained on the website are not incorporated herein.
The information contained in this Item 7.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K, including the exhibits attached hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for any purpose, and shall not be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, regardless of any general incorporation language in any such filing.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
See Exhibit Index attached hereto.
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.
GENOCEA BIOSCIENCES, INC.
/s/ JONATHAN POOLE
Chief Financial Officer
Date: July 24, 2017
Press Release issued by Genocea Biosciences, Inc. on July 24, 2017
Investor Presentation dated July 24, 2017