Corcept Therapeutics Inc was incorporated in the State of Delaware on May 13, 1998. The Company is a pharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of drugs for the treatment of severe metabolic and psychiatric and oncologic disorders. The Company focuses on disorders associated with the steroid hormone cortisol. The company focuses on commercializing Korlym 300 mg Tablet, a once-daily oral medication for treatment of hyperglycemia secondary to hypercortisolism in adult patients with endogenous Cushings syndrome, who have type 2 diabetes mellitus or glucose intolerance and have failed surgery or are not candidates for surgery. It is also conducting a Phase III clinical study for mifepristone, the active ingredient in Korlym, for the treatment of psychotic depression; and developing CORT 108297, a novel glucocorticoid receptor II antagonist in Phase 1b/2a clinical trial. The Company has research and development agreement with Argenta Discovery Limited; Sygnature Discovery Limited; ICON Clinical Research, L.P.; and MedAvante, Inc. as well as has a patent license from Stanford University for developing mifepristone.
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