Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

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3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2018
Oct. 11, 2018
Document And Entity Information    
Entity Registrant Name MABVAX THERAPEUTICS HOLDINGS, INC.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001109196  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2018  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Is Entity's Reporting Status Current? No  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Small Business true  
Trading Symbol MBVX  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   9,253,081
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2018