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): November 16, 2010
AVEO PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
75 Sidney Street
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (617) 299-5000
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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|Item 8.01||Other Events.|
On November 16, 2010, the Company issued a press release announcing that it had initiated patient enrollment in an open-label, multi-center Phase 1b clinical trial evaluating tivozanib in combination with oral capecitabine (Xeloda®) in patients with certain advanced solid tumors. The full text of the press release issued in connection with this announcement is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K, and the information contained therein is incorporated herein by reference.
Neither the filing of the press release as an exhibit to this Current Report on Form 8-K nor the inclusion in the press release of a reference to the Companys internet address shall, under any circumstances, be deemed to incorporate the information available at its internet address into this Current Report on Form 8-K. The information available at the Companys internet address is not part of this Current Report on Form 8-K or any other report filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
See Exhibit Index attached hereto, which is incorporated by reference herein.
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.
|AVEO PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.|
/S/ TUAN HA-NGOC
|Date: November 16, 2010||Title:||Chief Executive Officer|
|99.1||Press release, dated November 16, 2010|