Why Nonhuman Primates

The highly-regulated study of nonhuman primates (NHPs) is critically important in improving human health, as it often precedes clinical trials in humans and cannot be replicated any other way. Below are various white papers, articles, and resources that underscore the importance of NHP models.

nonhuman primate, Rhesus macaque



nonhuman primate, Rhesus macaque



nonhuman primate, Rhesus macaque



nonhuman primate, Rhesus macaque



nonhuman primate, Rhesus macaque



nonhuman primate, Rhesus macaque


Critical role of Nonhuman Primates in Scientific and Medical Research

December 13, 2016
Social status alters immune response in monkeys

November 28, 2016
How to Engage Institutions to Publicly Support Animal Research

October 31, 2016
Nonhuman primate research gives us otherwise impossible treatments

October 20, 2016
Device to help stroke patients to recover moves from primates to people

September 27, 2016
2016 Lasker Awards shows importance of animal research

September 15, 2016
Scientific community unites in defence of primate research

September 9, 2016
Of White Papers And Commentators: The Use Of Nonhuman Primates In Research

September 6, 2016
The Ethics and Value of Responsible Animal Research

September 5, 2016
Tulane researchers find other layers of immunity in TB/HIV co-infections

July 12, 2016
Zika research in nonhuman primates critical as fears among pregnant women, families grow

February 12, 2016
Macaque study explores best route of oxytocin administration

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

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

September 11, 2015
Truvada prevents HIV infection in high-risk individuals! A clinical success built on animal research

April 8, 2015
Interview with a Primate Researcher

January 30, 2015
American Society of Primatologists’ statement of support for NIH primate research

January 28, 2015
American Psychological Association supports NIH primate researcher Stephen J. Suomi

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

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

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

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