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): May 10, 2017
ONCOSEC MEDICAL INCORPORATED
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction||(Commission||(I.R.S. Employer|
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
Nancy Ridge Drive
San Diego, California
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (855) 662-6732
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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|Item 1.01.||Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.|
On May 10, 2017, OncoSec Medical Incorporated (“OncoSec”) entered into a clinical trial collaboration and supply agreement (the “Collaboration and Supply Agreement”) with MSD International GmbH, a subsidiary of Merck (known as MSD outside the United States and Canada) (“Merck”) to clinically evaluate the combination of OncoSec’s ImmunoPulse® IL-12 with Merck’s anti PD-1 therapy KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab).
Under the Collaboration and Supply Agreement, OncoSec will sponsor and fund the Phase II multicenter study of ImmunoPulse® IL-12 in combination with KEYTRUDA® in patients with histological diagnosis of melanoma with progressive locally advanced or metastatic disease defined as Stage III or Stage IV, who are progressing or have progressed on an approved anti-PD-1 therapy (the “PISCES” study). Merck will be responsible for manufacturing and supplying KEYTRUDA® for the PISCES study.
|Item 8.01.||Other Events.|
On May 10, 2017, OncoSec issued a press release announcing the Collaboration and Supply Agreement. A copy of the press release is being furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report.
The information in Item 8.01 of this Current Report, including the attached Exhibit 99.1 furnished herewith, is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. The information in Item 8.01 of this Current Report, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference to this Current Report in such a filing.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||Press Release of OncoSec Medical Incorporated dated May 10, 2017.|
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.
|ONCOSEC MEDICAL INCORPORATED|
|Dated: May 11, 2017||By:||/s/ Punit Dhillon|
|Title:||President & Chief Executive Officer|