Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)


Cover - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2023
Mar. 28, 2024
Jun. 30, 2023
Document Information [Line Items]      
Document Type 10-K    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Transition Report false    
Document Financial Statement Error Correction [Flag] false    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes    
ICFR Auditor Attestation Flag false    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2023    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2023    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Documents Incorporated by Reference [Text Block]

Specified portions of the registrant’s proxy statement, which will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission pursuant to Schedule 14A in connection with the registrant’s 2024 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Proxy Statement”), are incorporated by reference into Part III of this Annual Report on Form 10-K. Except with respect to information specifically incorporated by reference in this Annual Report, the Proxy Statement is not deemed to be filed as part hereof. 

Entity Information [Line Items]      
Entity Registrant Name UNICYCIVE THERAPEUTICS, INC.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001766140    
Entity File Number 001-40582    
Entity Tax Identification Number 81-3638692    
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer    
Entity Small Business true    
Entity Emerging Growth Company true    
Entity Ex Transition Period false    
Entity Public Float     $ 19,502,100
Entity Incorporation, Date of Incorporation Aug. 18, 2016    
Entity Contact Personnel [Line Items]      
Entity Address, Address Line One 4300 El Camino Real    
Entity Address, Address Line Two Suite 210    
Entity Address, City or Town Los Altos    
Entity Address, State or Province CA    
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 94022    
Entity Phone Fax Numbers [Line Items]      
City Area Code (650)    
Local Phone Number 351-4495    
Entity Listings [Line Items]      
Title of 12(b) Security Common stock, par value $0.001 per share    
Trading Symbol UNCY    
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   34,756,436