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): December 12, 2011
ANACOR PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
1020 East Meadow Circle
Palo Alto, CA 94303-4230
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (650) 543-7500
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
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ITEM 8.01 OTHER EVENTS.
On December 12, 2011, Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. issued a press release announcing preliminary results from its Phase 2a trial of AN2728 and AN2898 for the treatment of mild-to-moderate atopic dermatitis and on December 13, 2011 hosted a conference call to discuss the results from this trial. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
ITEM 9.01 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 hereunto duly authorized.