Unicycive Therapeutics, Inc.

4300 El Camino Real, Suite 210

Los Altos, CA 94022

August 22, 2022



United States Securities

and Exchange Commission

100 F Street, N.E.

Washington, D.C. 20549


Attention: Christine Westbrook


Re:       Unicycive Therapeutics, Inc.

Form S-3

File No. 333-266890


Ladies and Gentlemen:


Pursuant to Rule 461 of the General Rules and Regulations under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Act”), Unicycive Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) respectfully requests that the effective date of the registration statement referred to above be accelerated so that it will become effective at 4:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time, on Wednesday, August 24, 2022, or as soon thereafter as possible.


Please notify Jeffrey Fessler of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP, counsel to the Company, at (212) 634-3067 as soon as possible as to the time the Registration Statement has been declared effective pursuant to this acceleration request.


  Thank you,
  By:  /s/ Shalabh Gupta



Shalabh Gupta
Chief Executive Officer