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Oculis Holding AG

Our Opinion

Oculis Holding AG 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 press release that they use animals for product testing.

“In animal models of neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration, OCS-05 has shown positive results in prevention of retinal ganglion cell damage and was associated with improvements in clinical function (disability).” Read the following article

Company Description

Oculis Holding AG, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, develops drug candidates to treat ophthalmic diseases. The company’s lead product candidate is OCS-01, a topical dexamethasone optireach formulation, which is in Phase 3 clinical trials for the treatment of diabetic macular edema; OCS-02, a topical biologic candidate that is in Phase 2b clinical trials for the treatment for dry eye disease; and OCS-05, a disease modifying neuroprotective agent for neurological damage with indications for glaucoma, dry age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, and acute optic neuritis. The company is based in Zug, Switzerland.

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