SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
October 3, 2017
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
Adverum Biotechnologies, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
1035 OBrien Drive
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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|Item 5.02||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.|
On October 3, 2017, Steven D. Schwartz, M.D., a member of the Board of Directors of Adverum Biotechnologies, Inc., resigned as a director of Adverum, effective immediately. Dr. Schwartz has served as a member of Adverums Board of Directors since September 2010 and is a co-founder of Adverum. His resignation is not the result of any disagreement with Adverum or any matter relating to its operations, practices or policies. Adverum is grateful to Dr. Schwartz for his leadership in the founding and development of the company.
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.
ADVERUM BIOTECHNOLOGIES, INC.
|Date: October 3, 2017||
Leone Patterson, Chief Financial Officer