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Opko Health, Inc.

Our Opinion

Opko Health, Inc. is on the Cruelty Free Investing list for exploiting animals because the company does animal testing for some of their medical analysis and clinical research.

Supporting Evidence:

The company stated in the following article that they conduct pre-clinical trials of their drugs on animals.

“Animal studies confirm increases of target mRNA and proteins expressed by the target gene.” Read the full article

Company Description

OPKO Health, Inc. is a diversified healthcare company. It operates through Diagnostics, and Pharmaceutical segments. The Diagnostics segment is consists of the pharmaceutical operates that the company acquired in Chile, Mexico, Ireland, Israel, and Spain and its pharmaceutical research and development operations. The Diagnostics segment is primarily comprised of the clinical and laboratory operations tit acquired through the acquisition of Bio-Reference and OPKO Lab and its point-of-care operations. The company was founded in October 1991 and is headquartered in Miami, FL. [Source: MarketWatch]

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