Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS

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RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2020
Related Party Transactions [Abstract]  
RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS
RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS

In August 2019, we entered into a consulting agreement with a member of our board of directors, whereby the board member would provide technical advisory services for cash payments totaling $50,000 paid in twelve equal monthly installments as well as an award of restricted stock units equal in value to $100,000 as of the grant date. The initial restricted stock units vested in full on January 1, 2020. Per the agreement, the board member shall be granted an additional $100,000 of restricted stock units if the board member is still providing the technical advisory services in January of 2020. Because the board member was still providing the services in January 2020, the board member received an additional grant of restricted stock units equal to $100,000 of value as of the grant date and the restricted stock units will vest in full on December 31, 2020. In the event the board member is still performing services to the Company after 2020, the Company will issue new grants equal to no less than $100,000 worth of restricted stock units in January of each additional year with such grants vesting at the end of each year so long as the services are still being provided. The agreement is cancelable at any time by either the Company or the board member. During the three months ended March 31, 2020, we recorded expenses of $12,500 in connection with cash compensation portion of the consulting agreement, which are included in general and administrative expenses. Additionally, during the three months ended March 31, 2020, we recorded $24,000 related to the restricted stock unit awards, which is included in research and development expenses. As of March 31, 2020, there was $4,200 due to the board member under this consulting agreement.