Cerecor Inc. is on the Cruelty Free Investing list for exploiting animals because the company does animal testing for some of their medical products and clinical research.
Company’s product profile: CERC-501
“Kappa opioid receptor (KOR) antagonists, including CERC-501, have demonstrated efficacy in multiple mood and addiction animal models, and been shown to reduce addictive behavior with all major classes of abused substances.”
Cerecor, Inc. is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focuses in medical development. It involves in the discovery, manufacture and commercialization of prescription for neurological and psychiatric disorders. It products include CERC-301, CERC-501 and CERC-406. The company was founded by Blake M. Paterson, Isaac Blech, Barbara S. Slusher and Solomon H. Snyder on January 31, 2011 and is headquartered in Baltimore, MD. [Source: MarketWatch]
Company Website: http://www.cerecor.com