NEW YORK, Aug. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Levi & Korsinsky announces it has commenced an investigation of Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Ampio” or “the Company”) (NYSE American: AMPE) concerning possible violations of federal securities laws.

On August 7, 2018, Ampio filed a Form 8-K with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission providing an update on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s review of the AP-003-A and AP-003-C trials. Ampio disclosed that it had met with the FDA in July and received a response letter, notifying the Company that the AP-003-A study alone “does not appear to provide sufficient evidence of effectiveness to support” its Biologics License Application. Following this news, shares of Ampio were down more than 78% on intraday trading on August 8, 2018. To obtain additional information, go to:

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