IVERIC bio, Inc. is on the Cruelty Free Investing use of animals list because they conduct pre-clinical studies of their drugs on animals to assess a product’s safety profile.
The company stated in the following report that they exploit animals for product testing.
“To date, all the data generated for our miniCEP290 program are in a newborn mouse model for LCA10, and
we do not know whether the effect we observed with these minigenes in mice will be replicated in other animals or humans.” (Page 16) Read the full document
Company Website: https://ivericbio.com