Concert Pharmaceuticals
CONCERT PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (Form: 8-K, Received: 04/05/2017 08:18:30)


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
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FORM 8-K
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CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): April 5, 2017
 
Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Delaware
 
001-36310
 
20-4839882
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
 
 
 
 
99 Hayden Avenue, Suite 500
Lexington, Massachusetts
 
02421
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
 
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (781) 860-0045
 
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
 
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Item 8.01 Other Events.

Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today an unexpected delay in the initiation of the CTP-543 Phase 2a trial for alopecia areata due to a late emerging clinical tablet appearance issue. Concert is investigating the issue and is working to remedy the situation.  The Company expects to initiate and enroll the trial in 2017 with topline data expected in the first quarter of 2018.



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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CONCERT PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
 
/s/ Ryan Daws
Date: April 5, 2017
 
 
 
 
 
Ryan Daws
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chief Financial Officer