Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated, a pharmaceutical company, engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of drugs for the treatment of severe metabolic and psychiatric disorders. It focuses on disorders that are associated with a steroid hormone called cortisol. The company focuses on commercializing Korlym (mifepristone) 300 mg Tablet, a once-daily oral medication for treatment of hyperglycemia secondary to hypercortisolism in adult patients with endogenous Cushing’s 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. Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.