News from across the National Primate Research Centers

March, 2017

March 17, 2017
Podcast – Vasalgel Study at CNPRC

March 13, 2017
Texas Biomed Part of Research Efforts to Screen and Develop Ebola Virus Drug

February, 2017

February 24, 2017
CNPRC Core Scientist Tapped for Chancellor’s Achievement Award

February 21, 2017
Listeria may be serious miscarriage threat early in pregnancy

February 7, 2017
Vasectomy Alternative Gets Boost at CNPRC

February 3, 2017
Texas Biomed Names Larry Schlesinger, M.D. as President/CEO

January, 2017

January 31, 2017
Select Antiviral Cells Can Access HIV's Hideouts

January 25, 2017
Texas Biomed Scientist Receives 5-year, $4.6 Million MERIT Award from NIH for malaria research

January 20, 2017
Working with Titi Monkeys at CNPRC

January 19, 2017
NIH Releases NHP Workshop Report

January 17, 2017
Calorie restriction lets monkeys live long and prosper

January 13, 2017
CNPRC Puts Call Out for 2017 Pilot Project Letters of Intent

December, 2016

December 21, 2016
Podcast – Social Rank Uncertainty and Health

December 12, 2016
WNPRC affiliate Peiman Hematti provides translational research update

December 5, 2016
How to Engage Institutions to Publicly Support Animal Research. The Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting

November, 2016

November 30, 2016
New research provides key insight about mitochondrial replacement therapy

November 28, 2016
Upward Mobility Boosts Immunity in Monkeys

November 23, 2016
Of Monkey Dates and Flirting

November 22, 2016

November 15, 2016
News Release: Genetic factor found for under diagnosis of type 2 diabetes in Inuit population

November 14, 2016
NIH Grants Emory $5.4M to Continue Work in Udall Parkinson's Disease Research Center

November 10, 2016
Antimalarial being tested against Ebola

November 9, 2016
Can artery ‘banks’ transform vascular medicine?

October, 2016

October 25, 2016
Texas Biomed Scientist Awarded Grant to Study Early-Onset Atherosclerosis

October 20, 2016
Can being uncertain of your social rank be bad for your health?

October 18, 2016
Scientists developing MRI-guided stem cell delivery method

October 17, 2016
CNPRC Director Elected to National Academy of Medicine

October 13, 2016
Scientists Achieve Sustained Remission in SIV Infection

October 13, 2016
Zika Vaccine Research Wins WARF Innovation Award

October 10, 2016
Podcast – Dr. John Morrison Talks About the NIH NHP Workshop

October 5, 2016
Hormone replacement therapy improves cognition in older female monkeys

September, 2016

September 29, 2016
Thomson honored for stem cell research legacy

September 28, 2016
Wireless Freely Behaving Rodent Cage Helps Scientists Collect More Reliable Data

September 27, 2016
Fox 40 Talks Zika With Dr. Koen Van Rompay

September 23, 2016
Manuel Yepes Named Inaugural Rollins Chair in Stroke and Imaging Research at Emory University

September 20, 2016
Karien Strier is first International Primatological Society president from UW-Madison

September 6, 2016
Tulane researchers find other layers of immunity in TB/HIV co-infections

August, 2016

August 22, 2016
Chimpanzees Choose Cooperation Over Competition

August 16, 2016
ONPRC researchers to sequence rhesus macaques genomes

August 8, 2016
Human Brain Recordings Provide Highly Sought Insights Into Cause of Parkinson's Disease

August 5, 2016
Texas Biomed scientist discusses weight gain in America with HealthDay

August 4, 2016
Thirty years of research translates into new treatment strategies for polycystic ovary syndrome

August 4, 2016
Southwest National Primate Research Center at Texas Biomed receives $40 million NIH grant

July, 2016

July 28, 2016
UW-Madison: A world leader in Zika virus research

July 21, 2016
Immune-Enhancing Treatment May Destabilize HIV Reservoirs

July 21, 2016
Comprehensive HIV vaccine project funded at $23 million by NIH

July 20, 2016
Huntington's Disease Monkeys Display Full Spectrum of Symptoms Seen in Humans

July 20, 2016
UC Davis Researchers Temporarily Turn Off Brain Area to Better Understand Function

July 19, 2016
TOPS’ Genome Registry May Hold Answers to Obesity

July 14, 2016
Neuroscientists Receive $3.2 Million to Study Sex Differences in Social Stress in the Brain

June, 2016

June 29, 2016
UW-Madison Zika research in monkeys could inform outbreak in people

June 28, 2016
Monkey study shows Zika infection prolonged in pregnancy

June 27, 2016
New Horizons in Respiratory Research

June 23, 2016
Researchers part of team to find gene linked to hearing loss

June 15, 2016
No Monkeying Around With An HIV Vaccine

June 14, 2016
CNPRC Announces 2016 Pilot Research Awards

June 10, 2016
HIV Vaccine Developed Through Primate Centers Collaboration

June 10, 2016
Emory Professor Receives Humboldt Research Award

June 9, 2016
San Antonio Family Supports Cystinosis Research

June 7, 2016
NIH Awards Emory $35.6 Million Grant for Rresearch Aimed at HIV/AIDS Vaccine and Cure

May, 2016

May 31, 2016
News Release: Schistosome drug resistance study

May 31, 2016
Defense in Depth: Texas Biomedical Research Institute scientist creates a defense-in-depth strategy for HIV vaccine development

May 31, 2016
Fighting Ebola: Texas Biomedical Research Institute working on Ebola countermeasures

May 26, 2016
DARPA $6.4M Contract Supports Malaria Research Aimed at Enhancing Resilience

May 24, 2016
Connections Matter: Social Relationships and Lifespan Health in a Monkey Model

May 9, 2016
Funding opportunity: Nonsurgical permanent female contraception

May 2, 2016
University of Wisconsin and Harvard scientists receive awards from ASNTR

April, 2016

April 26, 2016
Monkey Model for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Identified

April 26, 2016
Three UW Investigators Awarded ITHS/Primate Center Ignition Awards

April 25, 2016
UC Davis research finds estrogen helps women’s brain health

April 11, 2016
Mymetics’ HIV vaccine candidate confirms promise in preclinical study with the Texas Biomed

April 1, 2016
Transgenic Huntington's Disease Monkey Resources

March, 2016

March 21, 2016
Giving antibodies to infant macaques exposed to an HIV-like virus could clear infection

March 16, 2016
Starvation Signals Control Intestinal Inflammation in Mice

March 8, 2016
The University of California Zika Virus Project – Overview

February, 2016

February 23, 2016
Zika researchers release real-time data on viral infection study in monkeys

February 21, 2016
This Doctor Helped Stop HIV in Pregnant Women. Can He Do It Again With Zika?

February 16, 2016
Understanding Zika Virus with Nonhuman Primates

February 10, 2016
UW–Madison researchers begin work on Zika virus

February 9, 2016
Collaborative Study Shows Promising Safety Results for Anti-Aging Drug

January, 2016

January 26, 2016
No Evidence of Autism-Like Behavior after Vaccination of Infants

January 26, 2016
Impact of Nonhuman Primate Research on Eye Diseases

January 23, 2016
USFWS Reopens Public Comment Period for Chimpanzee Permit

January 21, 2016
Discovery of Consoling Behavior in Prairie Voles May Benefit Autism Research

January 7, 2016
Groundbreaking Heart Disease Research Conducted at Washington National Primate Research Center Gets $25 Million Boost

January 5, 2016
Study Shows High Frequency of Spontaneous Mutation in Ebola Virus

December, 2015

December 31, 2015
Hope for MS patients through understanding roots of the disease in monkeys

December 18, 2015
Jane Goodall Visits Wingham Wildlife Park

December 17, 2015
Researchers discover a network of genes that control when puberty begins

December 15, 2015
Common Signatures Predict Flu Vaccine Immunity in Young and Elderly

December 10, 2015
When brain metabolism dips, desire goes up in monkeys on ‘female Viagra’

December 3, 2015
Texas Biomed receives $5 million grant to study possible functional cure for babies born with HIV

December 1, 2015
Researchers forge primitive human leukemia cells in lab

November, 2015

November 30, 2015
2016 ION Program Accepting Applications

November 23, 2015
Immune responses to loneliness similar in monkeys and people

November 20, 2015
Texas Biomed helps test possible drug against Ebola virus

November 16, 2015
Pulsed xenon UV technology tested against Ebola virus and Anthrax

November 11, 2015
National Primate Research Centers' RFP for PR Services

November 5, 2015
Discoveries - November E-Newsletter

November 4, 2015
Prozac, oxytocin and autism

November 4, 2015
Emory, Ga Tech and CDC Researchers Win Prize Devising Strategy to Predict Vaccine Responses

October, 2015

October 27, 2015
One step closer to a vaccine for cytomegalovirus: Monkeys transmit CMV the same way as humans

October 22, 2015
Mother-to-infant transmission of high-risk infection: new monkey model

October 21, 2015
Guest Post. How to Engage with the Public About Animal Research: Society for Neuroscience Panelists Offer Strategies to Scientists During Annual Meeting

October 21, 2015
NPRCs' Strong Showing at Neuroscience 2015

October 20, 2015
Research could help search for birth defect vaccine

October 16, 2015
Experimental Aerosol TB Vaccine Protects Monkeys, NIH-Funded Researchers Find

October 15, 2015
Tulane Researchers Working on New Tuberculosis Vaccine

October 14, 2015
Director Morrison: A Leader in Outreach

October 14, 2015
Tulane researchers developing new tuberculosis vaccine

October 7, 2015
High-throughput computing, HIV and the mystery of ‘elite controllers’

September, 2015

September 28, 2015
The Challenge of Controlling HIV

September 28, 2015
Old-school and current vaccines have no link to autism (again), study says

September 28, 2015
Monkeying Around in Remote Indonesia

September 24, 2015
The Search for Persisters

September 17, 2015
“Do Birds of a Feather Flock Together or Do Opposites Attract?”

September 11, 2015
NIH Renews $15 Million Systems Vaccinology Grant to Emory for Improving Vaccine Success

September 3, 2015
Yerkes-Based Mount Sinai Study Finds Emotional Behavior Altered After Multiple Exposures to Anesthesia During Infancy

September 2, 2015
Ned Kalin wins Anna-Monika Prize for neuroscience research

September 1, 2015
Gene therapy treatment shows benefits to Alzheimer’s patients

August, 2015

August 24, 2015
Texas Biomed scientist collaborates on study providing insight into genetics of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

August 19, 2015
Aging and Synaptic Health

August 5, 2015
Dr. Marcel Daadi joins StemBioSys Scientific Advisory Board

July, 2015

July 24, 2015
Animal research crucial to creating AIDS treatments

July 20, 2015
A rising star in malaria research, Dr. Ian Cheeseman named to faculty at Texas Biomed, first Goldstein Young Scientist

July 15, 2015
Yerkes Researchers Selected to Serve on NIH Study Sections

July 15, 2015
OHSU scientists unlock first critical step toward gene therapy treatment for patients with mitochondrial disease

July 14, 2015
New weapon in the fight against malaria drug resistance

July 8, 2015
Vaccine against West Nile virus to be tested in people, health officials say

July 6, 2015
Brain imaging shows how children inherit their parents’ anxiety

July 6, 2015
NIH-Funded Vaccine for West Nile Virus Enters Human Clinical Trials

June, 2015

June 26, 2015
Texas Biomed establishes the TOPS® Nutrition and Obesity Research Center

June 25, 2015
SpotLight On: ICTR Assay Services Laboratory

June 23, 2015
Yerkes Donates Seven Chimpanzees to Chattanooga Zoo

June 23, 2015
Can the Bacteria in Your Gut Explain Your Mood?

June 18, 2015
WNPRC-vaccinated monkeys in Science HIV paper: "Neutralizing HIV

June 10, 2015
CPS Energy Rebate for energy efficiency initiatives at Texas Biomed Earl Slick Research Center

June 3, 2015
Dr. Robert Davey named 2015 Healthcare Hero

May, 2015

May 28, 2015
Women, Lung Health, and Climate Change

May 22, 2015
Bay Area Lyme Foundation's LymeAid® Brings Celebrities and Scientists Together To Help Accelerate Medical Breakthroughs for Lyme Disease

May 22, 2015
Animal Testing and Its Gifts To Humans

May 19, 2015
Eat less, live longer

May 17, 2015
Mother on mission to raise awareness for childhood virus and the supporting CNPRC Press Release from December, 2014

May 13, 2015
MERIT Program Announced at CNPRC

May 12, 2015
Huntington's Disease Monkeys Display Progressive Clinical Changes and Neurodegeneration

May 8, 2015
Hot Year? Watch Out For West Nile

May 7, 2015
First-of-its-kind West Nile virus vaccine now in Phase I clinical trials

April, 2015

April 30, 2015
Texas Biomed scientist receives nearly $3.4 million NIH grant to study Papillomavirus-based AIDS vaccine for dual protection against HIV and HPV-induced Cancer

April 16, 2015
Increasing evidence points to inflammation as source of nervous system manifestations of Lyme disease

April 15, 2015
WaNPRC Scientists, Biotech Firm May Have Cure for Colorblindness

April 9, 2015
Texas Biomed scientist receives up to $2.36 million NIH grant over 5 years to study new virus detection methods

April 7, 2015
Two receive awards for research to benefit children

April 7, 2015
Southwest National Primate Research Center receives continued full accreditation from international laboratory animal care association

April 2, 2015
UW Researchers Look for Best Way to Diagnose Tuberculosis

April 2, 2015
ONPRC Scientists Studying Nonhuman Primates to Understand Reproduction and Development in Women

March, 2015

March 30, 2015
Hormone known for mother’s milk also fosters bond between parents

March 30, 2015
Blood-based Biomarkers Could Enable Simple, Accurate TB Tests for Diagnosis and Monitoring

March 12, 2015
UW-Madison monkey study won't remove newborns from mothers

March 10, 2015
Understanding Pre-term Labor for Diagnostics and Therapeutics

March 9, 2015
Novel Tool Captures Total Body SIV Replication

March 5, 2015
Protecting transplanted kidneys without anti-rejection drugs

March 4, 2015
CNPRC Study Leads to Meningococcal Vaccine Improvements

March 4, 2015
Oxytocin May Enhance Social Function in Psychiatric Disorders

February, 2015

February 26, 2015
Research Day

February 26, 2015
Research shows Asian herb holds promise as treatment for Ebola virus disease

February 26, 2015
CNPRC Respiratory Research Supports Lower Ozone Levels

February 24, 2015
WaNPRC Study Examines Safety of Pediatric Vaccines, Such as MMR

February 23, 2015
NIAID Tuberculosis Research Grant

February 23, 2015
UW’s Dr. Nichole Klatt among Winners of 2015 Avant-Garde Award for HIV/AIDS Research

February 20, 2015
Gram of prevention, kilo of cure: UW-Madison plays key role in next phase of AIDS research

February 19, 2015
Can Oxytocin Treat Autism?

February 18, 2015
Evaluating Measles Vaccine Safety

February 18, 2015
AAV-expressed eCD4-Ig provides durable protection from multiple SHIV challenges

February 18, 2015
Molecule Shows Ability to Block AIDS Virus

February 18, 2015
Scientists announce anti-HIV agent so powerful it can work in a vaccine

February 17, 2015
DiscoverIt with Texas Biomed

February 5, 2015
Monkeys that eat omega-3 rich diet show more developed brain networks

February 4, 2015
Yerkes to Donate Chimpanzees to Wingham Wildlife Park

January, 2015

January 26, 2015
Statement by NIH in Response to Concerns about Non-Human Primates in Research

January 16, 2015
Oregon National Primate Research Center Pilot Research Program applications due Feb. 13

January 13, 2015
Binge drinking: implications for human health

January 7, 2015
Primate research and twenty years of stem cell firsts

January 5, 2015
Why Some HIV Vaccines Backfire

January 2, 2015
HIV Vaccines Should Avoid Viral Target Cells, Nonhuman Primate Model Study Suggests

December, 2014

December 29, 2014
Vaccine Development Center of San Antonio celebrates three years of collaboration

December 17, 2014
WOAI-TV Shares News of Texas Biomed’s Role in Testing a New MIT-Designed Diagnostic for Ebolavirus

December 15, 2014
Ebola: Infection with another virus reduces death toll

December 9, 2014
Innovative Method for Studying Malaria Parasites Receives 4-year NIH Grant of Up to $1.8 Million

December 6, 2014
Predicting embryo success with in vitro fertilization

December 2, 2014
World Aids Day Story in the UK Highlights Texas Biomed Research

December 2, 2014
Yerkes Research Center Receives Phase II Grand Challenges Explorations Funding

December 1, 2014
Vaccine against HCMV, the “birth defect virus”, produces a strong immune response

November, 2014

November 25, 2014
Mother’s immunity linked to brain inflammation

November 25, 2014
Texas Biomed Highlighted at Upcoming World Stem Cell Summit

November 25, 2014
Masking HIV target cells prevents viral transmission in animal model

November 24, 2014
Blindness, autism, influenza, Kaposi’s sarcoma, developmental disorders are focus of WNPRC Pilot Project winners

November 21, 2014
Newly Identified Genes Linking Environment to Risk of Anxiety Disorders

November 19, 2014
From Birth to Death, Diet Affects the Brain's Health

November 11, 2014
Latest news for HIV vaccines, treatments, and possible cures workshop, Nov. 11

November 8, 2014
Loneliness and Health

November 5, 2014
Ricin vaccine shows promise in pilot study

October, 2014

October 31, 2014
Immune cells proposed as HIV hideout don't last in primate model

October 30, 2014
Early HIV infection and potential therapeutic targets

October 24, 2014
SA Express News Reports on Texas Biomed Being at the Forefront of the Ebola Fight

October 24, 2014
KSAT 12 Streams Online the University of the Incarnate Panel Discussion on Ebola Which Includes Texas Biomed Scientist, Dr. Ricardo Carrion

October 16, 2014
Linking CNPRC research with patients

October 9, 2014
Child health benefits from studies of infant monkeys – Part 1

September, 2014

September 30, 2014
Mymetics’ Promising HIV Vaccine Candidate Obtains Funding to Begin Study at Texas Biomedical Research Institute

September 25, 2014
Yerkes Researchers First to Show Irradiation Plus Transplantation Effective for Treating HIV/AIDS

September 22, 2014
News 4 San Antonio Story Highlights Ebola Research at Texas Biomed

September 18, 2014
Research Milestone in CCHF Virus Could Help Identify New Treatments

September 18, 2014
Evolution of Responses to (Un)Fairness

September 10, 2014
Sequencing and analysis of gibbon genome sheds light on its complex evolution

September 3, 2014
Breast- and Bottle-fed Infant Monkeys Develop Different Immune System

August, 2014

August 20, 2014
Maturing Brain Flips Function of Amygdala in Regulating Stress Hormones

August 15, 2014
Texas Biomed Gains $2.7 Million NIH Grant to Develop New Methods to Understand Genetic Basis of Diseases

August 14, 2014
Understanding Parallels of Human and Animal Parenting Can Benefit Generations to Come

August 7, 2014
Notch Developmental Pathway Regulates Fear Memory Formation

August 6, 2014
Nonhuman Primates and Ebola Virus Treatments and Vaccines

July, 2014

July 14, 2014
Wisconsin scientists find genetic recipe to turn stem cells to blood

July 11, 2014
Center Scientists Bring STEM-Based Educational Field Course to Native American Youth

July 10, 2014
Chimpanzee Intelligence Depends Upon Genes

July 2, 2014
Method pioneered by OHSU researcher could become gold standard for creating embryonic stem cells

July 1, 2014
Animals and Your Health at PAWS on Science

June, 2014

June 27, 2014

June 25, 2014
Improving Models to Understand the Etiology of Autism

June 15, 2014
Your Call: Should animals be used for scientific testing?

June 11, 2014
Texas Biomed Regenerative Medicine Program Expands With Two New Research Scientists

May, 2014

May 5, 2014
Now in clinical trials, a new injectable drug could provide long-term HIV protection

April, 2014

April 18, 2014
Researcher Wins Prize ‘Reimagining’ Chemistry Set To Explain His Work to His Kids

April 15, 2014
Why Primate Models Matter

April 14, 2014
Dietary Sugar Affects Oocytes

April 8, 2014
“Your Inner Monkey” Airs on PBS, Shot at WaNPRC

April 1, 2014
Monkey caloric restriction study shows big benefit; contradicts earlier study

March, 2014

March 11, 2014
Empathy chimpanzees offer is key to understanding human engagement

February, 2014

February 28, 2014
Respiratory Disease Center

February 27, 2014
Famed Milwaukee County Zoo orangutan’s death caused by strange infection

February 18, 2014
Elephants reassure others in distress

February 9, 2014
Learning About Love From Prairie Vole Bonding

January, 2014

January 27, 2014
Infertility, Diabetes, Obesity and the Mystery of PCOS


November 14, 2013
New baboon studies may help explain why some people who take drugs for osteoporosis are at risk for leg bone fractures

October 16, 2013
The Global Search for Education: More Research - Ticks

August 5, 2013
Stevens Foundation of Kerrville awards $1.5 million to Texas Biomed to study causes and potential therapies for Parkinson's disease

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