Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

Document And Entity Information - shares
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2020
Nov. 02, 2020
Document Information [Line Items]    
Entity Registrant Name DiaMedica Therapeutics Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001401040  
Trading Symbol dmac  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Current Reporting Status No  
Entity Emerging Growth Company true  
Entity Ex Transition Period true  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding (in shares)   18,739,074
Entity Shell Company false  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2020  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2020  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Amendment Flag false  
Title of 12(b) Security Voting common shares, no par value per share