Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. Description
Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of drugs for the treatment of neurological and endocrine-related diseases and disorders in the United States. It develops drugs for endometriosis, tardive dyskinesia, uterine fibroids, stress-related disorders, pain, diabetes, insomnia, and other neurological and endocrine-related diseases and disorders. The company's products in clinical development include Elagolix, a Phase III drug for endometriosis; Vesicular Monoamine Transporter 2 Inhibitor (VMAT2), a Phase II drug for movement disorders; CRF2 Peptide Agonist, a Phase II drug for cardiovascular diseases; CRF1 Antagonist, a Phase II drug for stress-related disorders; and Elagolix, a Phase II drug for uterine fibroids. Its research programs comprise G Protein-Coupled Receptor 119 (GPR119) for type II diabetes; VMAT2 for schizophrenia; gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) Antagonists for men's and women's health, and oncology; Antiepileptic Drugs for epilepsy, essential tremor, and pain; and G Protein-Coupled Receptors for other conditions. The company has collaborations with AbbVie Inc. to develop and commercialize elagolix and GnRH antagonists for women's and men's health; Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH to research, develop, and commercialize small molecule GPR119 agonists for the treatment of Type II diabetes and other indications; and Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co. Ltd. to develop and commercialize indiplon in Japan. Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.
Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone Antagonist