SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Report of Foreign Private Issuer Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16
Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For the Month of June 2018
(Commission File Number)
GALMED PHARMACEUTICALS LTD.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
16 Tiomkin St.
Tel Aviv 6578317, Israel
(Address of principal executive offices)
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover Form 20-F or Form 40-F.
Form 20-F x Form 40-F ¨
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1): ____
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7): ____
Attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference is a press release, dated June 12, 2018, and entitled “Galmed’s 600 mg AramcholTM Achieved a Regulatory Approvable Endpoint Showing NASH Resolution without Worsening of Fibrosis, in NASH Patients, in the Global Phase 2b ARREST 52-Week Study.”
Paragraphs one through seven, the table and “Forward Looking Statements” of the press release attached to this Form 6-K are incorporated by reference into the Company's Registration Statement on Form S-8 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 11, 2015 (Registration No. 333-206292) and its Registration Statement on Form F-3 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 26, 2018 (Registration No. 333-223923).
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.
|Galmed Pharmaceuticals Ltd.|
|Date: June 12, 2018||By:||/s/ Allen Baharaff|
|President and Chief Executive Officer|