SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Report of Foreign Private Issuer Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16
Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For the Month of May 2021
(Commission File Number)
GALMED PHARMACEUTICALS LTD.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
16 Tiomkin St.
Tel Aviv 6578317, Israel
(Address of principal executive offices)
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover Form 20-F or Form 40-F.
Form 20-F x Form 40-F ¨
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1): ____
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On May 3, 2021, Galmed Pharmaceuticals Ltd. issued a press release entitled “Galmed Announces Approval of IND Application in China for Aramchol for the Treatment of NASH & Fibrosis in the Global Phase 3 ARMOR Registrational Study.” A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
The first paragraph and “Forward Looking Statements” of the press release attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 6-K are incorporated by reference into the Company’s Registration Statements on Form S-8 (Registration No. 333-206292 and 333-227441) and the Company’s Registration Statement on Form F-3 (Registration No. 333-254766).
|99.1||Press Release, dated May 3, 2021.|
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, thereunto duly authorized.
|Galmed Pharmaceuticals Ltd.|
|Date: May 3, 2021||By:||/s/ Allen Baharaff|
|President and Chief Executive Officer|