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Washington, D.C. 20549





Current Report

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): September 28, 2023


NeuBase Therapeutics, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)


Delaware   001-35963   46-5622433
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
File Number)
  (I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)


350 Technology Drive, Pittsburgh, PA   15219
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)


  (412) 763-3350  
  (Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)  


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


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


¨Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
¨Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
¨Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
¨Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))


Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share NBSE The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR § 230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR § 240.12b-2).


Emerging growth company ¨


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨







Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.


On September 28, 2023, NeuBase Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2023 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “2023 Annual Meeting”). A total of 1,297,309 shares of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.0001 per share (the “Common Stock”), or 59.61% of the Common Stock issued and outstanding as of the record date for the 2023 Annual Meeting, were represented virtually or by proxy at the 2023 Annual Meeting.


At the 2023 Annual Meeting, the Company’s stockholders considered four proposals, each of which is described in more detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on August 11, 2023 and as amended on September 18, 2023 (the “Proxy Statement”).


Set forth below is a brief description of each matter voted upon at the 2023 Annual Meeting and the voting results with respect to each matter.


Proposal No. 1: To elect one Class III director, Franklyn G. Prendergast, M.D., Ph.D., nominated by our Board of Directors (the "Board"), to serve until our 2026 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until his successor is duly elected and qualified:


Nominee     For     Withheld     Broker Non-Votes  
Franklyn G. Prendergast, M.D., Ph.D.       817,648       119,696       359,965  


Proposal No. 2: To ratify the selection of Marcum LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2023.


For     Against     Abstentions  
  1,287,910       7,724       1,675  


Proposal No. 3: To approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation paid to the Company’s Named Executive Officers, as disclosed pursuant to Item 402 of Regulation S-K, including the compensation tables and narrative discussion within the section of the Proxy Statement entitled “Executive Compensation.”


For     Against     Abstentions     Broker Non-Votes  
  736,354       197,368       3,622       359,965  


Proposal No. 4: To approve an amendment and restatement of the Company’s Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation, as amended (the “Certificate of Incorporation”), to (i) eliminate the monetary liability of certain of the Company’s officers for breach of duty of care, to the extent permitted under Section 102(b)(7) of the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware, and (ii) integrate the provisions of the Certificate of Incorporation in the form attached as Appendix A to the Proxy Statement.


For   Against   Abstentions   Broker Non-Votes 
 734,414    201,416    1,514    359,965 







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.


Date: September 29, 2023 By: /s/ Todd P. Branning
    Todd P. Branning
    Chief Financial Officer