November 6, 2019

Michael Richman
Chief Executive Officer
NextCure, Inc.
9000 Virginia Manor Road, Suite 200
Beltsville, Maryland 20705

       Re: NextCure, Inc.
           Draft Registration Statement on Form S-1
           Submitted on October 29, 2019
           CIK No. 0001661059

Dear Mr. Richman:

       This is to advise you that we do not intend to review your registration

        We request that you publicly file your registration statement no later
than 48 hours prior
to the requested effective date and time. Please refer to Rules 460 and 461
regarding requests for
acceleration. We remind you that the company and its management are responsible
for the
accuracy and adequacy of their disclosures, notwithstanding any review,
comments, action or
absence of action by the staff.

       Please contact Gregory Dundas, Attorney Adviser, at (202) 551-3436 with
any questions.


                                                             Division of
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                                                             Office of Life
cc:    William Intner, Esq.