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Note 11 - Related Party Transactions

Note 11 - Related Party Transactions
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2020
Notes to Financial Statements  
Related Party Transactions Disclosure [Text Block]
Related party transactions:
The Company uses Moores Cancer Center at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) to provide pharmacology lab services to the Company. Dr. Stephen Howell is a member of our Scientific Advisory Board and former Acting Chief Medical Officer of Aptose up to
January 1, 2020,
and is also a Professor of Medicine at UCSD and oversees the laboratory work. The work is completed under the terms of research services agreements executed in
March 2015
and has been extended annually. These transactions are in the normal course of business and are measured at the amount of consideration established and agreed to by the related parties.
During the comparative period ended
June 30, 2019,
while Dr. Howell was Acting Chief Medical Officer, the Company recorded
thousand in research and development expenses related to the agreement.