Diurnal (DNL) is a commercial-stage specialty pharmaceutical company focused on diseases of the endocrine system. Its two lead products target rare conditions where medical needs are currently unmet, with the aim of building a long-term ‘Adrenal Franchise’. Following approval from the European Commission, Alkindi is being launched in key EU markets through DNL’s own commercial infrastructure, starting with Germany and now launched in the UK. Additional territories will follow during 2018 and 2019. Meanwhile, the company is pushing forward with Alkindi and Chronocort clinical trials in the US. Cash at the end of the period was £17.3m.