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


Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): August 24, 2017


Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

001-13341 94-3171940
(Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)


400 Oyster Point Blvd., Suite 505, South San Francisco, CA 94080


(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)



(Registrant's telephone number including area code)



(Registrant's former name or former address, if changed since last report)


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Item 8.01.Other Events.


On August 24, 2017, Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”) announced that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration has cleared the Company’s Investigational New Drug Application for its ProNeura ropinirole implant for treatment of the signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Initiation of the clinical study will commence shortly.


A copy of the press release issued by the Company is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01.Financial Statements and Exhibits.




Exhibit No. Description
99.1        Press Release, dated August 24, 2017.







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. ¨


  By: /s/ Sunil Bhonsle  
  Name: Sunil Bhonsle  
  Title: Chief Executive Officer and President  


Dated: August 24, 2017