BIOPHARMX CORPORATION (NYSEMKT:BPMX) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition

BIOPHARMX CORPORATION (NYSEMKT:BPMX) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition
Item 2.02.  Results of Operations and Financial Condition

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On December 13, 2016,  the Company issued a press release announcing its financial results and certain other information for the quarterly period ended October 31, 2016.  A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.  

The information in this Item 2.02, including Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K, shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section or Sections 11 and 12(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.  The information contained in this Item 2.02 and in the accompanying Exhibit 99.1 shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission, whether made before or after the date of this Current Report on Form 8-K, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing (or any reference to this Current Report on Form 8-K generally), except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Item 5.02Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

(e)

On December 8, 2016, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors (the “Committee”) of the Company approved stock option grants to Anja Krammer, the Company’s President, Kin Chan, PhD., the Company’s Executive Vice President of Research & Development, and Greg Kitchener, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, to the Company’s 2016 Equity Incentive Plan (the “Options”). The Options were granted in order to provide Ms. Krammer, Dr. Chan and Mr. Kitchener (the “Officers”) with appropriate equity incentives. to the Options, Ms. Krammer, Dr. Chan and Mr. Kitchener are entitled to potentially purchase up to 400,000, 150,000 and 175,000 shares of the Company’s common stock, respectively, at an exercise price of $0.42 per share, which price is equal to the closing sales price of the Company’s common stock as quoted on the NYSE MKT on the date of grant. The Options will vest as to one-fourth of the shares subject to the Options one year following the vesting start date and one thirty-sixth of the remaining shares subject to the Options will vest monthly thereafter, until all such shares have vested.  The Options will generally expire upon the earlier of (i) ten years after the date of grant or (ii) 90 days after the Officer ceases to be employed by the Company.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d)

Exhibit No.Description

99.1 Press release issued by BioPharmX Corporation regarding its financial results for the quarterly period ended October 31, 2016, dated December 13, 2016.

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About BIOPHARMX CORPORATION (NYSEMKT:BPMX)

BioPharmX Corporation is a specialty pharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on utilizing its drug delivery technologies to develop and commercialize prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) products that address markets in women’s health and dermatology. Its portfolio of product candidates includes two clinical stage product candidates: BPX01, which is a topical antibiotic for the treatment of acne based on a formulation of minocycline, and BPX03, which is a molecular iodine (I2) tablet for the treatment of benign breast pain associated with fibrocystic breast condition (FBC) and cyclic mastalgia. Its VI2OLET is an OTC molecular iodine dietary supplement that addresses cyclic breast discomfort and is clinically demonstrated to alleviate the symptoms associated with FBC, including tenderness, aches and swelling. It is developing BPX02, which is an injectable utilizing biologic materials for aesthetic dermatology applications.

BIOPHARMX CORPORATION (NYSEMKT:BPMX) Recent Trading Information

BIOPHARMX CORPORATION (NYSEMKT:BPMX) closed its last trading session up +0.092 at 0.495 with 2,364,152 shares trading hands.

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