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): August 14, 2017
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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Galectin Therapeutics, Inc. (the Company) is filing this 8-K/A to clarify information that was included in the press release attached as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated by reference to its Current Report on Form 8-K filed on August 14, 2017 (Original Report). Except as stated herein, the Original Report remains unchanged.
SECTION 2 FINANCIAL INFORMATION
|Item 2.02||Results of Operations and Financial Condition.|
The Company hereby incorporates by reference herein the information set forth in its press release dated August 18, 2017 (the Press Release), a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
SECTION 9 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||Press Release dated August 18, 2017|
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: August 18, 2017
|By:||/s/ Peter G. Traber|
|Peter G. Traber, M.D.|
Chief Executive Officer and President
(principal executive officer)