SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): May 8, 2018
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
2550 Stanwell Drive
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Registrants Telephone Number, Including Area Code (925) 288-6000
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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|Item 2.02||Results of Operations and Financial Condition|
On May 8, 2018, Cerus Corporation (the Company) announced its financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2018. A copy of the Companys press release, entitled Cerus Corporation Reports First Quarter 2018 Results, is furnished pursuant to Item 2.02 as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.
The information in this report, including the exhibit hereto, shall not be deemed to be filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of Section 11 and 12(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The information contained herein and in the accompanying exhibit shall not be incorporated by reference into any filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission made by the Company, whether made before or after the date hereof, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
The following exhibit is furnished with this report:
99.1 Press release, dated May 8, 2018, entitled Cerus Corporation Reports First Quarter 2018 Results.
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.
|Dated: May 8, 2018||By:||/s/ Kevin D. Green|
Kevin D. Green
Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer