v2.4.0.8
Document And Entity Information
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2015
Aug. 07, 2015
Document Information [Line Items]    
Entity Registrant Name Lion Biotechnologies, Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001425205  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   47,191,900
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2015  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2015