|6 Months Ended|
Jun. 30, 2017
|Related Party Transactions [Abstract]|
9. Related-Party Transactions
Scientific and Advisory Consulting Arrangement
The Company paid a former member of its Board of Directors, who is also a member of its Scientific and Clinical Advisory Boards, a total of $60,000 in the year ended December 31, 2016 and $30,000 for the six months ended June 30, 2017, in monthly cash retainers. The Company has also issued options to purchase shares of common stock and incentive awards to this individual in his capacity as a member of its Scientific Advisory Board.
The entire disclosure for related party transactions. Examples of related party transactions include transactions between (a) a parent company and its subsidiary; (b) subsidiaries of a common parent; (c) and entity and its principal owners; and (d) affiliates.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef