Dynavax Technologies Corporation 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.
Studies in preclinical animal models of lung cancer show that this direct delivery of DV281 to tumor-bearing lungs results in induction of interferons and cytokines and infiltration of T cells, responses similar to those observed after intratumoral injection of SD-101.
Dynavax Technologies Corp. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that uses toll-like receptor biology to discover and develop novel vaccines and therapeutics. The company’s development programs are organized under its three areas of focus: vaccine adjuvants, cancer immunotherapy, and autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. Its lead product candidate is HEPLISAV, a Phase III investigational adult hepatitis B vaccine. The company’s other products under pipeline are SD-101, DV1179 Autoimmune Disease and AZD1419 Asthma Therapy. Dynavax Technologies was founded by Lawrence M. Lichtenstein, Dennis A. Carson and Eyal Raz on August 29, 1996 and is headquartered in Berkeley, CA. [Source: MarketWatch]
Company Website: http://www.dynavax.com