RITTER PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (NASDAQ:RTTR) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain OfficersItem 5.02.
On and effective as of April 9, 2018, Jeffrey Benjamin resigned as Vice President, Finance of the Ritter Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”). The Company has commenced a search for Mr. Benjamin’s replacement and has retained a financial consultant to assist the Company during the transition period until a replacement for Mr. Benjamin is identified.
About RITTER PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (NASDAQ:RTTR)
Ritter Pharmaceuticals, Inc. develops therapeutic products that modulate the human gut microbiome to treat gastrointestinal diseases. The Company’s segment is focusing on the development and commercialization of RP-G28. The Company conducts human gut health research by exploring metabolic capacity of the gut microbiota and translating the functionality of prebiotic-based therapeutics into applications intended to have impact on a patient’s health. The Company’s compound, RP-G28, is under development for the treatment of lactose intolerance. The Company has completed a Phase IIa clinical trial of its product candidate, RP-G28, an orally administered oligosaccharide. RP-G28 is designed to stimulate the growth of lactose-metabolizing bacteria in the colon. The Company has not generated any revenues.