8-K

 

 

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): October 13, 2020

 

 

KARUNA THERAPEUTICS, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   001-38958   27-0605902
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)
 

(Commission

File Number)

  (I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

 

33 Arch Street, Suite 3110
Boston, Massachusetts
  02110
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (857) 449-2244

Not Applicable

Former name or former address, if changed since last report

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

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 $0.0001   KRTX   The Nasdaq Global Market

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company  ☒

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ☐

 

 

 


Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure

On October 13, 2020, Karuna Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) disclosed during an investor meeting that no incidences of syncope have been reported to the Company in its on-going Phase 1b clinical trial evaluating the safety and tolerability of KarXT in healthy elderly volunteers. The Company commenced the trial in December 2019 and expects to announce topline results early in the second quarter of 2021. The Company cautions investors that data from this on-going trial is not complete, is subject to audit and verification procedures and may not be indicative of the final trial results. As a result, interim data should be viewed with caution until the final data are available. The Company does not currently anticipate releasing future interim or preliminary results of this trial or future planned trials.

The information in this Report on Form 8-K is intended to be furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.


SIGNATURE

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.

 

Date: October 13, 2020

   

KARUNA THERAPEUTICS, INC.

    By:   /s/ Troy Ignelzi
     

Troy Ignelzi

     

Chief Financial Officer