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): April 16, 2018
Celldex Therapeutics, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
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|Perryville III Building, 53 Frontage Road, Suite 220, Hampton, New Jersey 08827|
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(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On April 16, 2018, Celldex Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that the Company’s Phase 2b METRIC Study of glembatumumab vedotin in patients with metastatic triple-negative breast cancers that overexpress gpNMB failed to meet its primary endpoint. Based on these results, the Company has made the decision to discontinue the glembatumumab vedotin program across all indications. A copy of this press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and is incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
See Exhibit Index attached hereto.
99.1 Press Release of Celldex Therapeutics, Inc., dated April 16, 2018.
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.
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|Date: April 16, 2018||By: ||/s/ Sam Martin |
| || ||Sam Martin|
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Chief Financial Officer
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