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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K
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CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 17, 2019
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DICERNA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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Delaware
 
001-36281
 
20-5993609
(State or other jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification Number)
87 Cambridgepark Drive
Cambridge, Massachusetts
 
02140
(Address of registrant's principal executive office)
 
(Zip code)

(617) 621-8097
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

N/A
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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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:
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Trading symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share
DRNA
The Nasdaq Global Select Market





Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Emerging growth company  x
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  x

 





Item 5.02 – Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On September 17, 2019, Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), promoted James B. Weissman to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, which includes his responsibilities as chief business officer, effective as of September 23, 2019.
On September 17, 2019, the Company promoted Bob D. Brown to Executive Vice President, Research and Development, in addition to his current role as Chief Scientific Officer, effective as of September 23, 2019.





SIGNATURES
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.
Date: September 23, 2019
DICERNA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
 
 
 
 
By:
 
/s/ John B. Green
 
 
 
John B. Green
 
 
 
Chief Financial Officer