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 15, 2012
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On November 15, 2012, Tranzyme, Inc. issued a press release announcing the completion and results of the first of two Phase 2b trials evaluating the efficacy and safety of its oral ghrelin agonist TZP-102 in diabetic patients with gastroparesis. The full text of the press release regarding the announcement is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K 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.