Kiora Pharmaceuticals Inc. is on the Cruelty-Free Investing usage of animals list because they undertake pre-clinical studies on animals to examine the safety profile of their medications.
The company stated in the following report that they exploit animals for drug testing.
“We have demonstrated in animal studies that KIO-201 remains on the ocular surface for up to two hours and further demonstrated in a human clinical study that KIO-201 does not cause blurriness while on the ocular surface.” (Page 4) Read the full document
Kiora Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company, develops and commercializes therapies for the treatment of ophthalmic diseases in the United States. The company was formerly known as Eyegate Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and changed its name to Kiora Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in November 2021. Kiora Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Encinitas, California.
Company Website: https://kiorapharma.com