RESPIRERX PHARMACEUTICALS INC. (OTCMKTS:RSPI) Files An 8-K Regulation FD Disclosure

RESPIRERX PHARMACEUTICALS INC. (OTCMKTS:RSPI) Files An 8-K Regulation FD Disclosure
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

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On June 19, 2018, RespireRx Pharmaceuticals Inc. (the “Company”) announced that on June 13, 2018 it entered into a non-binding letter of intent (the “LOI”) with Noramco Inc. (“Noramco”). to the LOI, the Company and Noramco will enter a ninety-day period during which they will negotiate a definitive agreement regarding the Company’s development of dronabinol, also known as Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol. The definitive agreement would address: (i) the Company’s agreement to purchase dronabinol exclusively from Noramco at a fixed rate, (ii) Noramco’s obligation to provide 50% of the active pharmaceutical ingredient for the clinical development process, as well as certain other aspects of the supply chain for the Company’s dronabinol products, and (iii) certain details regarding the parties’ intent to collaborate on the co-development of the Company’s first- and second-generation dronabinol products for the treatment of sleep related breathing disorders.

The press release announcing the LOI, which includes further details with respect to the LOI, is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

A list of exhibits that are furnished and filed as part of this report is set forth in the Exhibit Index, which follows, and is incorporated herein by reference.

EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit Number Exhibit Description
99.1 Press Release dated June 19, 2018*

* Furnished herewith.


RespireRx Pharmaceuticals Inc. Exhibit
EX-99.1 2 ex99-1.htm     RespireRx Pharmaceuticals Inc.   Advancing Dronabinol Obstructive Sleep Apnea Program with Letter of Intent for Co-Development and Supply Agreement with Noramco,…
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About RESPIRERX PHARMACEUTICALS INC. (OTCMKTS:RSPI)

RespireRx Pharmaceuticals Inc., formerly Cortex Pharmaceuticals, Inc., is engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of pharmaceuticals for the treatment of neurological and psychiatric disorders. The Company is focused on the clinical development in the areas of respiratory disorders, including respiratory depression and sleep apnea. It is engaged in research and clinical development of a class of compounds referred to as ampakines, which act to enhance the actions of the excitatory neurotransmitter glutamate at a-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic acid (AMPA) glutamate receptors. Its ampakines, including CX717, CX1739 and CX1942, were efficacious in treating drug induced respiratory depression caused by opioids or certain anesthetics without offsetting the analgesic effects of the opioids or the anesthetic effects of the anesthetics. Its dronabinol is indicated for the treatment of sleep-related breathing disorders, including sleep apnea.

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