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): November 26, 2019
GALECTIN THERAPEUTICS INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
4960 PEACHTREE INDUSTRIAL BOULEVARD, STE 240
NORCROSS, GA 30071
(Address of principal executive office) (zip code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (678) 620-3186
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange
on which registered
|Common Stock $0.001par value per share||GALT||The Nasdaq Capital 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).
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SECTION 8 OTHER ITEMS
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On November 26, 2019, the Company issued the press release attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
SECTION 9 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
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Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits. The following exhibit is filed with this Report:
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Galectin Therapeutics Inc. has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Galectin Therapeutics Inc.|
|Date: November 26, 2019||By:|
|Jack W. Callicutt|
|Chief Financial Officer|
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Galectin Therapeutics to Webcast Corporate Update on December 4, 2019 after Annual Meeting of Stockholders
NORCROSS, Ga., November 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Galectin Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:GALT), the leading developer of therapeutics that target galectin proteins, announced today that Harold H. Shlevin, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer, will present a corporate update via live webcast immediately following the business portion of its 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The webcast is expected to commence at approximately 9:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday, December 4, 2019.
The webcast can be accessed via the investor relations portion of the Galectin Therapeutics website at http://investor.galectintherapeutics.com/. The presentation can be heard via teleconference by dialing 866-225-1342 (within the United States). A list of international dial-in numbers can be found here. The passcode for participants is 2856445641.
Please log in approximately 10 minutes before the event to ensure a timely connection. You may also test your connection prior to the start of the presentation by visiting: https://dentons.adobeconnect.com/galt_board. The webcast will be archived on the Companys website.
For stockholders in attendance, there will be a question and answer period following the presentation at which pre-submitted written questions will be answered. Questions must be submitted via email by end of the day on Monday, December 2, 2019 to email@example.com. The Company will cover as many submitted questions as possible in the time allotted.
About Galectin Therapeutics
Galectin Therapeutics is developing promising carbohydrate-based therapies for the treatment of fibrotic liver disease and cancer based on the Companys unique understanding of galectin proteins, which are key mediators of biologic function. Galectin seeks to leverage extensive scientific and development expertise as well as established relationships with external sources to achieve cost-effective and efficient development. The Company is pursuing a development pathway to clinical enhancement and commercialization for its lead compounds in liver fibrosis and cancer.
Additional information is available at www.galectintherapeutics.com.
Jack Callicutt, Chief Financial Officer