Ionis Pharmaceuticals, 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.
The company stated in the following press release that they conduct pre-clinical trials of their drugs on animals.
In addition, antisense-treated animals also exhibited improved anemia as evidenced by increased red blood cells and hemoglobin levels. Read the following article
Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. engages in the development and commercialization of antisense drug discovery. It operates its business through the Ionis Core and Akea Therapeutics segments. The Ionis Core segment involves a a novel drug discovery platform generate a broad pipeline of drugs. The Akea Therapeutics segment develops and commercializes drugs for cardiometabolic disorders. The company was founded by Stanley T. Crooke in January 1989 and is headquartered in Carlsbad, CA. [Source: MarketWatch]
Company Website: http://www.ionispharma.com