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Alex Denner

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Alex Denner
Alex Denner
Sarissa Capital Management

Page 1 of 3 – SEC Filing


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
SCHEDULE 13D
Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No. 2)*
Novelion Therapeutics Inc.
(Name of Issuer)
Common Stock, without par valuse
(Title of Class of Securities)
67001K103
(CUSIP Number)
Mark DiPaolo
General Counsel
Sarissa Capital Management LP
660 Steamboat Road
Greenwich, CT 06830
203-302-2330
With a copy to:
Russell Leaf
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
787 Seventh Avenue
New York, New York 10019
212-728-8000
(Name, Address and Telephone Number of Person
Authorized to Receive Notices and Communications)
August 1, 2017
(Date of Event which Requires Filing of this Statement)
If the filing person has previously filed a statement on Schedule 13G to report the acquisition which is the subject of this Schedule 13D, and is filing this schedule because of Rule 13d-1(e), 13d-1(f) or 13d-1(g), check the following box. ☐
Note:  Schedules filed in paper format shall include a signed original and five copies of the schedule, including all exhibits.  See Rule 13d-7 for other parties to whom copies are to be sent.
*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person’s initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter disclosures provided in a prior cover page.
The information required on the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be  subject to all other  provisions of the Act  (however, see the Notes).

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Item 1.   Security and Issuer.
This statement constitutes Amendment No. 2 to the Schedule 13D (this “Amendment No. 2”) relating to the Common Stock, without par value (the “Shares”), issued by Novelion Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Issuer”), and hereby amends the Schedule 13D filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 5, 2016, as amended by Amendment No. 1 thereto filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 30, 2017 (the “Initial Schedule 13D”), on behalf of the Reporting Persons (as defined in the Initial Schedule 13D), to furnish the additional information set forth herein.  All capitalized terms contained herein but not otherwise defined shall have the meanings ascribed to such terms in the Initial Schedule 13D.
Item 4. Purpose of Transaction.
Item 4 of the Initial Schedule 13D is hereby amended by adding the following:
On August 1, 2017, the Board of Directors of the Issuer appointed Mark DiPaolo to serve as a director.  Mr. DiPaolo is a partner and the General Counsel of Sarissa Capital.

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Page 3 of 3 – SEC Filing

SIGNATURE
After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, the undersigned certifies that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.
Dated:  August 4, 2017

SARISSA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LP
By:
/s/ Mark DiPaolo                              
Name: Mark DiPaolo
Title: General Counsel
SARISSA CAPITAL DOMESTIC FUND LP
By: Sarissa Capital Fund GP LP, its general partner
By:
/s/ Mark DiPaolo                              
Name: Mark DiPaolo
Title: Authorized Person
SARISSA CAPITAL OFFSHORE MASTER FUND LP
By: Sarissa Capital Offshore Fund GP LLC, its general partner
By:
/s/ Mark DiPaolo                              
Name: Mark DiPaolo
Title: Authorized Person
/s/Alexander J. Denner                                 
Alexander J. Denner
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