Cytori Therapeutics Inc is on the Cruelty Free Investing list for exploiting animals because the company does animal testing for some of their medical products, services, research and therapies.
Dr. John Fraser, Chief Scientist of Cytori Therapeutics announced in the following press release that, “Our data show that Cytori Cell Therapy acts at the cellular and molecular level to modulate different phases of wound healing thereby accelerating wound closure in clinically relevant large animal models. Treatment led to increased angiogenesis, blood vessel maturation, and deposition of collagen matrix which, along with accelerated epithelialization led to faster repair.” Read the full document.
Cytori Therapeutics, Inc. is a late stage cell therapy company. Its develops autologous cell therapies from adipose tissue, using its proprietary technology, to treat a variety of medical conditions. Data from preclinical studies and clinical trials suggest that Cytori Cell Therapy acts principally by improving blood flow, modulating the immune system and facilitating wound repair. The company was founded by Ralph E. Holmes and Christopher J. Calhoun in July 1996 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA. [Source: MarketWatch]
Company Website: http://www.cytori.com