Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ)
Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of therapeutics to treat progressive non-viral liver diseases in the United States, Europe, and Canada. The company markets Ocaliva, a farnesoid X receptor agonist used for the treatment of primary biliary cholangitis in combination with ursodeoxycholic acid in adults. It is also developing Ocaliva for various indications, including nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and NASH; and other product candidates in various stages of clinical and preclinical development. The company has a license agreement with Aralez Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. to develop and commercialize bezafibrate in the United States. It markets its products through an internal commercial organization and third-party distributors. The company was incorporated in 2002 and is headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey.