Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 6, 2012
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ITEM 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
On May 6, 2012, Ohr Pharmaceutical Inc. (the "Company") presented a poster presentation discussing biodistribution and safety data on the Squalamine eye drop. The poster is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as exhibit 99.1 and will be available on the investor page of the company’s website.
The information contained herein is being furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 of Form 8-K, "Regulation FD Disclosure." This information shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Item 8.01. Other Items.
On May 7, 2012, the Company issued a press release announcing the safety and biodistribution results of a preclinical study for the Squalamine eye drop program presented at ARVO on May 6, 2012.
A copy of the press release is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as exhibit 99.2.
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.