Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): April 13, 2017



Argos Therapeutics, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)



Delaware   001-35443   56-2110007

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)




File Number)



(IRS Employer

Identification No.)




4233 Technology Drive

Durham, North Carolina 27704

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)  


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (919) 287-6300



(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)



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Item 8.01          Other Events.    


On April 13, 2017, Lee Allen, M.D., Chief Medical Officer of Argos Therapeutics (the “Company”), voluntarily resigned from the Company effective as of that date. There were no disagreements between Dr. Allen and the Company or any officer or director of the Company which led to Dr. Allen’s resignation. Dr. Allen had served as Chief Medical Officer since January 2016.











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.






By: /s/ Lori R. Harrelson             
Name: Lori R. Harrelson
Title: Vice President of Finance


DATED: April 13, 2017