Regulatory milestones

Corcept Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:CORT) fell $0.30 (16%) to $1.60 on Wednesday after FDA's Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory committee voted 10-0 that efficacy and safety data for pasireotide from competitor Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS; SIX:NOVN) support approval to treat Cushing's disease. The PDUFA date is not disclosed. Corcept markets Korlym mifepristone, the only drug approved in the U.S. to treat Cushing's syndrome.