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): July 23, 2018
ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
One First Avenue, Parris Building 34, Navy Yard Plaza
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(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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|Item 5.08||Shareholder Director Nominations.|
On July 23, 2018, Ziopharm Oncology, Inc., or the Company, changed the date of the Companys 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, or the Annual Meeting, from September 19, 2018 (as previously announced) to September 18, 2018. The record date for the Annual Meeting, previously announced as July 23, 2018, and the deadline for qualified stockholder proposals to be presented at the Annual Meeting and included in the Companys proxy statement and form of proxy, previously announced as July 20, 2018, have not changed. The Annual Meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time at the offices of Cooley LLP located at 1114 Avenue of the Americas, 46th Floor, New York, NY 10036-7798.
|Item 8.01||Other Events.|
The disclosure in Item 5.08 is incorporated herein by reference thereto.
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.
|ZIOPHARM ONCOLOGY, INC.|
|Date: July 27, 2018||Name:||Robert Hadfield|
|Title:||General Counsel and Secretary|