Spark Therapeutics is on the Cruelty Free Investing list for exploiting animals because the company does animal testing in development and research of some of their therapies.
The company stated in the following article that they conduct pre-clinical trials of their drugs on animals.
“In order to evaluate the potency of these novel cassettes in a large animal model, SPK-8005 was administered as a single dose via intravenous infusion to male cynomolgus macaques and followed for 8 weeks of observation.” Read the following article
Spark Therapeutics, Inc. engages in gene therapy research, development, manufacturing and clinical trials. The company is developing one-time, life-altering gene therapy treatments to transform the lives of patients and re-imagine the treatment of debilitating diseases.
Company Website: http://sparktx.com