SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 13, 2020
VIELA BIO, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|One Medimmune Way, First Floor, Area Two|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(zip code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (240) 558-0038
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange on which registered
|Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share||VIE||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On May 13, 2020, Viela Bio, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release announcing its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020 and providing business highlights. The full text of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
On May 13, 2020, the Company issued a press release announcing positive interim Phase 1b data from a study of VIB7734, its novel anti-ILT7 therapy, in patients with cutaneous lupus erythematosus. The full text of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K (including Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2) shall not be deemed to be filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.
|VIELA BIO, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Mitchell Chan|
|Chief Financial Officer|
Date: May 13, 2020