Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

Document And Entity Information - USD ($)
$ in Millions
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2015
Mar. 01, 2016
Jun. 30, 2015
Document Information [Line Items]      
Entity Registrant Name Matinas BioPharma Holdings, Inc.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001582554    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company    
Document Type 10-K    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2015    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Public Float     $ 34.5
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Trading Symbol MTNB    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2015    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   57,180,148