Sec Form 4 Filing - PERCEPTIVE ADVISORS LLC @ Athira Pharma, Inc. - 2021-05-28

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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP
Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
PERCEPTIVE ADVISORS LLC
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Athira Pharma, Inc. [ ATHA]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X __ Director _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
51 ASTOR PLACE, 10TH FLOOR
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YY)
05/28/2021
(Street)
NEW YORK, NY10003
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YY)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_____ Form filed by One Reporting Person
__ X __ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (MM/DD/YY) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (MM/DD/YY) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (MM/DD/YY) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (MM/DD/YY) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YY)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option (Right to Buy) $ 19.94 05/28/2021 A 13,871 ( 1 ) 05/27/2031 Common Stock 13,871 $ 0 13,871 I See Footnote ( 2 )
Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
PERCEPTIVE ADVISORS LLC
51 ASTOR PLACE, 10TH FLOOR
NEW YORK, NY10003
X
PERCEPTIVE LIFE SCIENCES MASTER FUND LTD
51 ASTOR PLACE, 10TH FLOOR
NEW YORK, NY10003
X
Signatures
/s/ Joseph Edelman - for Perceptive Life Sciences Master Fund Ltd., By: Perceptive Advisors LLC, its investment manager, By: Joseph Edelman, its managing member 06/01/2021
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
/s/ Joseph Edelman - for Perceptive Advisors LLC, By: Joseph Edelman, its managing member 06/01/2021
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Explanation of Responses:
( 1 )The shares subject to the option will vest on the earlier of (i) May 28, 2022, or (ii) the day immediately before the date of the next annual meeting of the Issuer's stockholders that occurs after May 28, 2021.
( 2 )Consists of options to purchase shares of the Issuer's common stock awarded to Joseph Edelman in connection with his role as a member of the Issuer's Board of Directors. Mr. Edelman is the managing member of Perceptive Advisors LLC (the "Advisor"). The Advisor may be deemed to have an indirect pecuniary interest in the options to purchase common stock of the Issuer reported herein because the Advisor has the right to receive the director compensation provided in respect of Mr. Edelman's board service through a partial management fee offset.

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