Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information (USD $)
12 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2012
Mar. 31, 2012
Jan. 03, 2012
Sep. 30, 2011
Document And Entity Information        
Entity Registrant Name OHR PHARMACEUTICAL INC      
Entity Central Index Key 0001173281      
Document Type 10-K      
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2012      
Amendment Flag false      
Current Fiscal Year End Date --09-30      
Is Entity a Well-known Seasoned Issuer? No      
Is Entity a Voluntary Filer? No      
Is Entity's Reporting Status Current? Yes      
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company      
Entity Public Float   $ 20,021,629    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding 47,258,686   47,690,102 39,702,580
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY      
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2012