Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated is on the Cruelty Free Investing use of animals list because they use animals for drug testing and clinical trials.
The company announced in the following press release that, “CORT125134 produced promising pre-clinical and Phase 1 results, has entered Phase 1/2 as a treatment for patients with a range of solid-tumor cancers and this quarter we plan for it to start Phase 2 as a treatment for Cushing’s syndrome. These compounds have shown promise in animal models of a wide range of serious diseases, including oncologic disorders, fatty liver disease, antipsychotic induced weight gain and alcoholism.” Read the full article.
Corcept Therapeutics, Inc. engages in the development of drugs for the treatment of severe psychiatric, neurological, and metabolic disorders. It focuses on the development of drugs for disorders that are associated with a steroid hormone called cortisol. Its products include korlym and korlym support. The company was founded by David B. Singer and Joseph K. Belanoff On May 13, 1998 by and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA. [Source: MarketWatch]
Company Website: http://www.corcept.com