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Disclosure Of Compensation Related Costs Sharebased Payments [Abstract]  
Stock Plan and Stock-Based Compensation

7. Stock Plan and Stock-Based Compensation

Stock Plan

In accordance with the provisions of the Company’s 2013 Equity Incentive Plan (2013 Plan), the Board of Directors reduced the automatic increase in the share reserve to 2,378,259 shares, which were automatically available for issuance on January 1, 2019. During the three and six months ended June 30, 2019, the Company granted options to purchase 310,300 and 2,144,360 shares, respectively, of its common stock to its employees and directors. As of June 30, 2019, there were 1,667,562 shares available for grant under the 2013 Plan.

Stock-Based Compensation Expense

Stock-based compensation expense is included in the condensed consolidated statements of operations and comprehensive loss and is as follows (in thousands):

 

 

 

Three Months Ended

 

 

Six Months Ended

 

 

 

June 30,

 

 

June 30,

 

 

 

2019

 

 

2018

 

 

2019

 

 

2018

 

Research and development

 

$

986

 

 

$

655

 

 

$

2,098

 

 

$

1,304

 

General and administrative

 

 

1,290

 

 

 

1,096

 

 

 

2,520

 

 

 

2,243

 

Total stock-based compensation expense

 

$

2,276

 

 

$

1,751

 

 

$

4,618

 

 

$

3,547