Geron Corporation is on the Cruelty Free Investing list for exploiting animals because the company does animal testing for some of their medical analysis and clinical research.
The company stated in the following report that they conduct pre-clinical trials of their drugs on animals.
“The clinical hold was placed following results from a single preclinical animal study in which Geron observed a higher frequency of small cysts within the injury site in the spinal cord of animals injected with GRNOPC1 than had previously been noted in numerous foregoing studies.” Read the full article.
Geron Corp. discovers and develops therapeutic products for cancer. It is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, which develops a telomerase inhibitor, imetelstat, in hematologic myeloid malignancies. Geron was founded by Michael D. West on November 28, 1990 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA. [Source: MarketWatch]
Company Website: http://www.geron.com