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): March 2, 2017
TONIX PHARMACEUTICALS HOLDING CORP.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
509 Madison Avenue, Suite 306, New York, New York 10022
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (212) 980-9155
Copy of correspondence to:
Marc J. Ross, Esq.
James M. Turner, Esq.
Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP
New York, New York 10006
Tel: (212) 930-9700 Fax: (212) 930-9725
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|Item 7.01||Regulation FD Disclosure.|
Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (the “Company”) intends to utilize an updated investor presentation to conduct meetings with investors, stockholders and analysts and at investor conferences, and which the Company intends to place on its website, which may contain non-public information. A copy of the presentation is filed as Exhibit 99.01.
The information contained in Item 7.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.01, is furnished pursuant to, and shall not be deemed to be "filed" for the purposes of, Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section. The information contained in Item 7.01 of this Current Report shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or any other document filed pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as otherwise expressly stated in such filing. By filing this Current Report on Form 8-K and furnishing the information contained in this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.01, the Company makes no admission as to the materiality of any such information that it is furnishing.
|Item 8.01||Other Events.|
On March 2, 2017, the Company issued a press release announcing that the Company had synthesized a live form of horsepox virus (HPXV), which the Company is studying in pre-clinical work as a potential smallpox-preventing vaccine.
A copy of the press release that discusses this matter is filed as Exhibit 99.02 to, and incorporated by reference in, this report. The information in this Current Report is being furnished and shall not be deemed "filed" for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. The information in this Current Report shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in any such filing.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.01||Corporate Presentation by the Company for March 2017*|
|99.02||Press release, dated March 2, 2017, issued by Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp.*|
* Furnished herewith.
Pursuant to the requirement 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.
|TONIX PHARMACEUTICALS HOLDING CORP.|
|Date: March 2, 2017||By:||/s/ SETH LEDERMAN|
|Chief Executive Officer|