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): April 21, 2021  

Predictive Oncology Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

Delaware001-3679033-1007393
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)(Commission File Number)(I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)

 

2915 Commers Drive, Suite 900, Eagan, Minnesota 55121
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

(651) 389-4800
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each classTrading symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common stock, $0.01 par valuePOAINasdaq Capital Market

 

 
 

Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

Effective April 21, 2021, the Board of Directors (“Board”) of Predictive Oncology Inc. (the “Company”) elected Dr. Christina (CJ) Jenkins, M.D., to the Board, as well as to the Board’s Merger & Acquisition Committee. She was chosen to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Dr. Carl I. Schwartz. As a Class III Director, Dr. Jenkins’ term will expire at the 2021 annual meeting of the Company’s stockholders.

Dr. Jenkins is a strategic advisor and venture investor whose expertise spans clinical medicine, venture capital, health systems and health plans. She applies her unique perspective of providers, payers and consumers to help leaders optimize growth and health outcomes. Currently, Dr. Jenkins is a Venture Partner at Phoenix Venture Partners (PVP), where she co-leads the firm’s seed-stage investment strategy in the healthcare/life sciences vertical. She is focused on hardware-enabled platform companies that are transforming the way we diagnose, monitor and treat health conditions. Dr. Jenkins also leads investments for Portfolia, Inc.’s FemTech and Active Aging and Longevity funds, focusing on evidence-backed digital health and device companies targeting the health of women. She also is a director of Independence Health Group (the parent company of Independence Blue Cross and AmeriHealth Caritas), a board of directors observer at Madorra Inc., and an advisory board member of multiple value-generating healthcare companies. Dr. Jenkins is also a member of the Kauffman Fellows, a global leadership program in venture capital, completing her fellowship at New Enterprise Associates. Previously, she was the founding CEO of OneCity Health Services, a subsidiary of NYC Health + Hospitals, building a team from two to 130 and leading a successful $1.2 billion effort to design and implement technology-enabled care models and accelerate value-based payment (financial risk) readiness for one million lives. She was also a Clinical Instructor in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, and began her career as a financial analyst (FMP) with GE Healthcare. She earned her M.D. from Northwestern University Medical School, where she was Class President, and her B.S. in Industrial Management at Purdue University.

In recognition of the services Dr. Jenkins will provide to the Company as a member of the Board, she was issued 5,000 shares of common stock from the Company’s Amended and Restated 2012 Stock Incentive Plan simultaneously with her election.

A press release announcing the appointment of the new director is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

Exhibit Number Description
99.1          Press Release dated April 27, 2021

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SIGNATURE

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.

 Predictive Oncology Inc.
   
  
Date: April 27, 2021By: /s/ Bob Myers        
  Bob Myers
  Chief Financial Officer
  

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EXHIBIT 99.1

Predictive Oncology Inc. Announces Newest Board Member

MINNEAPOLIS, April 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Predictive Oncology (NASDAQ: POAI), a knowledge-driven company focused on applying artificial intelligence (“AI”) to personalized medicine and drug discovery, is excited to announce today their newest Board Member Dr. Christina Jenkins.

Dr. Christina Jenkins is a strategic advisor and venture investor whose expertise spans clinical medicine, venture capital, health systems and health plans. She applies her unique perspective of providers, payers, and consumers to help leaders optimize growth and health outcomes.

Dr. Jenkins is a Venture Partner at Phoenix Venture Partners (PVP), where she co-leads the firm’s seed-stage investment strategy in the healthcare/life sciences vertical. She is focused on hardware-enabled platform companies that are transforming the way we diagnose, monitor, and treat health conditions. She also leads investments for Portfolia’s FemTech and Active Aging and Longevity funds, focusing on evidence-backed digital health and device companies targeting the health of women.

Previously, Dr. Jenkins was the founding CEO of OneCity Health Services, a subsidiary of NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H), where she built a team to 130 people and led a successful $1.2B effort to design and implement technology-enabled care models and accelerate value-based payment (financial risk) readiness for 1M lives.

She is a Board Director for Independence Health Group (parent of Independence Blue Cross and AmeriHealth Caritas), a Board Observer for Madorra, and an advisory board member of multiple value-generating healthcare companies.

"We are very fortunate to have Dr. Jenkins join our Board of Directors. As a medical doctor she brings additional insight and perspectives to our team. She has participated and led companies to success in health services and will have an immediate impact at Predictive Oncology and will strengthen our strategic positioning in the market," said Chief Executive Officer J. Melville Engle.

About Predictive Oncology Inc.

Predictive Oncology (NASDAQ: POAI) operates through three segments (Skyline, Helomics and Soluble Biotech), which contain four subsidiaries: Helomics, TumorGenesis, Skyline Medical and Soluble Biotech.

Helomics applies artificial intelligence to its rich data gathered from patient tumors to both personalize cancer therapies for patients and drive the development of new targeted therapies in collaborations with pharmaceutical companies. TumorGenesis Inc. specializes in media that help cancer cells grow and retain their DNA/RNA and proteomic signatures, providing researchers with a tool to expand and study cancer cell types found in tumors of the blood and organ systems of all mammals, including humans. Skyline Medical markets its patented and FDA cleared STREAMWAY System, which automates the collection, measurement, and disposal of waste fluid, including blood, irrigation fluid and others, within a medical facility, through both domestic and international divisions. Soluble Biotech is a provider of soluble and stable formulations for proteins including vaccines, antibodies, large and small proteins, and protein complexes.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain matters discussed in this release contain forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements reflect our current expectations and projections about future events and are subject to substantial risks, uncertainties and assumptions about our operations and the investments we make. All statements, other than statements of historical facts, included in this press release regarding our strategy, future operations, future financial position, future revenue and financial performance, projected costs, prospects, plans and objectives of management are forward-looking statements. The words “anticipate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “plan,” “would,” “target” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements, although not all forward-looking statements contain these identifying words. Our actual future performance may materially differ from that contemplated by the forward-looking statements as a result of a variety of factors including, among other things, factors discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in our filings with the SEC. Except as expressly required by law, the Company disclaims any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

Investor Relations Contact:

Landon Capital
Keith Pinder
(404) 995-6671
[email protected]