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Ikena Oncology Inc.

Our Opinion

Ikena Oncology 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.

Supporting Evidence:

The company stated in the following report that they exploit animals for product testing.

“IK-412, our therapeutic candidate, is a recombinant human enzyme that breaks down kynurenine, leading to durable elimination of over 95% of serum levels of kynurenine in animal models after a single dose.” (Page 128) Read the full document

Company Description

Ikena Oncology, Inc. is a targeted oncology company. The Company is focused on developing cancer therapies targeting signaling pathways that drive the formation and spread of cancer. Its oncology product candidate, IK-930, is an oral small molecule inhibitor of the transcriptional enhanced associate domain (TEAD), transcription factor in the Hippo signaling pathway.

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