Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

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9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2017
Nov. 10, 2017
Document and Entity Information    
Entity Registrant Name HUMANIGEN, INC  
Entity Central Index Key 0001293310  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2017  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   14,986,712
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2017  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3