Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

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3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2018
May 11, 2018
Document And Entity Information    
Entity Registrant Name HEAT BIOLOGICS, INC.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001476963  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2018  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity's Reporting Status Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   18,352,251
Trading Symbol HTBX  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2018