Exhibit 32.2


Certification of

Principal Financial Officer

Pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002


I, Joseph Vazzano, Principal Financial Officer of Avenue Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”), in compliance with Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, hereby certify that, to the best of my knowledge, the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended September 30, 2017 (the “Report”) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission:


·Fully complies with the requirements of Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; and


·The information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.


  /s/ Joseph Vazzano 
  Joseph Vazzano
  Vice President of Finance and Corporate Controller 
  (Principal Financial Officer) 
  November 9, 2017