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*  FASEB Opposes Great Ape Protection Act
... is strongly committed to ensuring that the highest quality of humane care is maintained for all animals used in research, that ... research that would involve restraining, tranquilizing or anesthetizing the animal, removal of the animal from its social group ... FASEB is concerned that this broad definition could not only have a negative impact on biomedical research on human diseases ... In addition to the joint letter, FASEB has been working with its member societies and scientists to educate policymakers about ...
  http://www.asbmb.org/asbmbtoday/asbmbtoday_article.aspx?id=4932&ekfxmen_noscript=1&ekfxmensel=e51b41e94_434_436
*  Laboratory Primate Newsletter Volume 23 Number 2
Members of the genus Macaca are the most commonly used animals in biomedical research on primates. Macaca monkeys are used most ... established by biomedical research institutions on an optional or required basis, review laboratory animal care and use for ... Workshops -- Animals and the Scientist: Institutional Responsibilities........4. Laboratory Animal Welfare Report Released by ... Animal Research Discussed at Forum The use of animals in research and testing was the focus of a public policy forum sponsored ...
  http://www.brown.edu/Research/Primate/lpn23-2.html
*  Activists Ground Flying Monkeys - Scientific American
Biomedical researchers are alarmed as the supply of macaques and other non-human primates to Western labs is under threat ... nothing allows the airline to decide on the merits of the use of animals in biomedical research,' which it called 'important ... They are going to go to other countries where animal care might not be as good, and start doing research there.' ... Biomedical researchers are alarmed as the supply of macaques and other non-human primates to Western labs is under threat ...
  https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/activists-ground-flying-monkey/
*  Animal Testing Facts | Foundation for Biomedical Research
In the U.S., the Animal Welfare Act sets high standards of care for research animals with regard to their housing, feeding, ... Some animal testing and research involves non-human primates, dogs, cats and pigs because they are the best models of certain ... In fact, scientists neither need nor want to conduct research with pets. ... Less than one half of one percent of animal research is conducted with these animals. Most animal testing and research is ...
  https://fbresearch.org/biomedical-research/animal-testing-facts/
*  Texas Biomedical Research Institute - Wikipedia
Wendy, Rigby (12 September 2016). "SA Scientists Developing Animal Models For Zika Testing". Texas Public Radio. Reagan, Mark ( ... continuously seek to enhance the care provided to" the animals in their facility. Between 2012-2015, the institute has been ... is an international resource that provides specialized facilities and expertise in research with nonhuman primates to ... Southwest Research Institute University of Texas Health Science Center Animal testing Texas Biomedical Research Institute ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Biomedical_Research_Institute
*  Researchers Argue for Considering Lab Animals' Perspective in Housing Decisions | The Scientist MagazineĀ®
Some researchers suggest that providing experimental animals with more-natural living conditions not only benefits the ... "I'm not saying biomedical research is wrong," Lahvis says. "I'm saying, we've got to pay a hell of a lot of attention to this, ... "The animals, I think, would prefer opaque caging, where these apex predators walking around every day taking care of them can't ... "I think biomedical researchers are making a big mistake. . . . The mistake is that we keep studying rodents and primates in ...
  https://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/50400/title/Researchers-Argue-for-Considering-Lab-Animals--Perspective-in-Housing-Decisions/
*  Research on chimpanzees: Should retired government chimps go to sanctuaries or stay in labs?
Most early lab animals came from the booming animal import business. Primates and other creatures streamed into New York City, ... In 1974, it established a committee to secure "long-term supplies of nonhuman primates for biomedical research." The main ... Scientists began worrying there weren't enough chimps available for research; about 1,300 were in the United States at the time ... The NIH has spent, on average, about $12 million a year on chimp care. And without that money, and the chimps, lab ...
  http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2014/09/research_on_chimpanzees_should_retired_government_chimps_go_to_sanctuaries.3.html
*  Biomedical scientist - Wikipedia
... an expert in at least one area of science who uses the scientific method to do research Animal testing: the use of animals in ... small animals such as flies, worms, fish, mice, and rats, or, rarely, larger animals and primates. Biomedical scientists may ... Biomedical Scientists are the second largest profession registered by the Health and Care Professions Council and make up a ... The research of biomedical scientists is referred to as biomedical research. The specific activities of the biomedical ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biomedical_scientist
*  Huntington's Disease: Read About Treatment Options
Animal models: Laboratory animals, such as mice, are being bred in the hope of duplicating the clinical features of HD and can ... Fetal tissue research: Investigators are implanting fetal tissue in rodents and nonhuman primates with the hope that success in ... A research project may need individuals of a particular age or gender or from a certain geographic area. Some scientists need ... All publicly donated funds are directed toward the support of biomedical research. ...
  https://www.medicinenet.com/huntington_disease/article.htm
*  California National Primate Research Center - Wikipedia
... care for and study primates for medical and behavioral research. Opened in 1962, researchers at this secure facility have ... is a federally funded biomedical research facility, dedicated to improving human and animal health, and located on the ... The University has defended their care of the animals and the use of monkeys in medical experimentation. According to the ... Through their Affiliate and Pilot Research program, CNPRC supports visiting scientists by providing access to facilities and ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_National_Primate_Research_Center
*  Penn Vet | Lab Animal Medicine
... care and use of all animals used for research and teaching. ... Our role for the University of Pennsylvania is to care for and ... Care assist the veterinarians in the care of research animals and are available for fee-for-service assistance to scientists. ... 3. Biomedical/Clinical Research and Consulting for Investigators in Animal Modeling: Our faculty and clinical veterinarians ... including non-human primates, dogs, cats, guinea pigs, rabbits, hamsters, birds and amphibians. ...
  https://www.vet.upenn.edu/research/academic-departments/pathobiology/test-labs-and-divisions/lab-animal-medicine
*  Laboratory Primate Newsletter, Volume 41, Number 3
... compliance with the Institute for Laboratory Animal Research Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals and Animal ... Animal Practitioners in co-sponsoring a workshop entitled, Emerging Uses of Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research. It will ... respected animal care and use program. It also includes opportunities to work with established research scientists in a ... of animal research and animal housing facilities for rodents and large animals and of regulations pertaining to animal research ...
  http://www.brown.edu/Research/Primate/lpn41-3.html
*  Laboratory Primate Newsletter
Symposium on the Use of Primates in Biomedical Research to be Held in India......14......3......8. New Director of NIH Primate ... Opinions Sought on Definition of "Adequate Veterinary Care" In Research Contexts......14......3......9. Miscellaneous. Sudden ... Additions to Handbook of Animal Models of Human Disease......15......1......16. Surgery and Recovery in a 15 Year Old Potto. U ... Pathology of Laboratory Animals Course......16......2......13. AALAS Capital Area Branch Seminar......16......2......14. ...
  http://www.brown.edu/Research/Primate/tofc77.html
*  The Virus Cancer Program 1964-1980 - The Birthplace Of AIDS And The Kaposi's Sarcoma Epidemic
Forcing cancer viruses into primates and other animals To induce primates and other research animals to acquire cancer, their ... Would scientists deliberately infect gay men with AIDS to finally prove that animal cancer viruses cause cancer? In the January ... The 1978 report from the Office of Biohazard Safety of the VCP states: 'The inadequate care and handling of animals during the ... Due to the magnitude of biomedical research employing tissue cultures. Frequent evaluation of tissue culture cross- ...
  https://rense.com/general67/viru.htm
*  Facts about the California National Primate Research Center at UC Davis | UC Davis
Collectively, the national primate research centers are a unique resource for investigators studying human health and disease, ... The California National Primate Research Center at UC Davis is one of seven primate research centers supported by the National ... All research studies involving animals must be approved by the campus's Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), ... scientists, and others. Their charge is to carefully analyze each research proposal and ensure high standards of animal care ...
  https://www.ucdavis.edu/news/facts-california-national-primate-research-center-uc-davis
*  Laboratory Primate Newsletter Contents, 2001-2003
Change in PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. . . 41 . . . 4 . . . 15 Using Fewer Research Animals, by A. ... Research Fellowship Program - WCS; Postdoctoral Training in Biomedical Research; Postdoc in Lab Animal Medicine or Pathology; ... Deters Murdered in Thailand Gibbon Sanctuary; Need for Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research; Hyde Director of Davis Primate ... Mentored Research Scientist Development Award; SPF Rhesus and Pigtailed Macaque Colonies. Research and Educational ...
  http://www.brown.edu/Research/Primate/tofc2003.html
*  Foundation for Biomedical Research - Wikipedia
The Foundation advocates the highest quality of animal care and treatment, stating that the use of animals in research is a ... "Animal research and medical progress". About animal testing. "Scientists Against Animal Testing". The Society for Neuroscience ... Nonhuman primates have been at the forefront of animal research controversy over the last several years even though they ... Animal testing History of animal testing Foundation for Biomedical Research. "About FBR". Retrieved 2009-06-24. 2005 Report on ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foundation_for_Biomedical_Research
*  Oregon National Primate Research Center - Wikipedia
The primates are used in pure and applied biomedical research into fertility control, early embryo development, obesity, brain ... As required by the Animal Welfare Act, the center also maintains an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee; each IACUC ... Scientists at the Oregon National Primate Research Center have published several research projects which have a made ... Animal rights groups, such as In Defense of Animals and PETA, have stridently criticized what they characterize as cruel ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oregon_National_Primate_Research_Center
*  Workshop on Ethics of Monkey Research Earns Cheers and Boos | Primate Rescue Center | Kentucky, USA
... is a nonprofit sanctuary that provides lifetime care to more than 50 monkeys and apes, including 11 chimpanzees. ... added that scientists need to do a better job of convincing the public of the importance of animal research. "Our press people ... "have proven to be exceptionally valuable in biomedical research." But he also said that the welfare of these animals-more than ... "Nonhuman primates will be essential to having a rapid response.". Michael Platt, a neuroscientist at the University of ...
  http://www.primaterescue.org/understanding-the-issues/in-the-news/workshop-on-ethics-of-monkey-research-earns-cheers-and-boos
*  Laboratory Primate Newsletter Volume 31 Number 3
Animal Research & Human Health: Understanding the Use of Animals in Biomedical Research. * Animal Research & Human Health: The ... to provide for the psychological well-being of nonhuman primates, have encouraged colony managers and behavioral scientists to ... Animal Care Specialists, and Animal Care Inspectors--non-veterinarians--who are directed by Sector Supervisors. Standards are ... Animal Research & Human Health: Caring for Laboratory Animals. Washington, DC: Foundation for Biomedical Research, 1992. [These ...
  http://www.brown.edu/Research/Primate/lpn31-3.html
*  Myosin Mutant: First Protein Difference Between Humans and Primates That Correlates to Anatomical Changes in the Early Hominid...
... biomedical research, and excellence in patient care. Penn Medicine consists of the Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine ... primates.. "Around the lab, we jokingly call this the 'room for thought' mutation, since we had to involve scientists from ... By comparing a portion of the MYH16 gene sequence in humans to that in five other animals-quantifying the so-called molecular ... important function for the animal, which implies that the mutation afflicts all humans, in one sense of the word, with the same ...
  https://www.pennmedicine.org/news/news-releases/2004/march/myosin-mutant-first-protein-di
*  7. Conclusions and recommendations
... concludes that the use of non-human primates (NHPs) remains crucial in several important areas of research and safety testing ... developing methods to use animal organs for transplantation, and safety testing of newly developed pharmaceuticals. ... These areas of research include understanding infectious diseases, learning how complex brains are structured and how they ... The need for non-human primates in biomedical research, production and testing of products and devices (2009), Section 3.4.3 ...
  http://copublications.greenfacts.org/en/non-human-primates/l-3/7-conclusions-recommandations.htm
*  FDA Reviewing Animal Studies In Wake Of Monkey Deaths Ā« CBS Sacramento
... to shut down a nicotine addiction study has stirred debate about what the future holds for medical research on animals. ... There are about 270 non-human primates under the FDA's care and 10 active animal studies involving non-human primates, she said ... Some in the biomedical research community have expressed concern that the FDA's decision appears to have been made in response ... While animal rights activists celebrated the move, some scientists raised concern about why the decision was made - and what it ...
  https://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2018/02/02/fda-monkey-deaths/
*  Animals in Research: Overview | Animals in Science / Research
... is the primary federal agency that conducts and supports medical research and is ... of NIH-funded grants and contracts involve animal research."3. Commonly used in biomedical research as "models" for human ... animals being produced for research has grown exponentially over the past ten years. Scientists also breed these animals to ... 2] Office of Animal Care and Use. (2012, July 25). Homepage.. [3] Robinson, B. (2010, November 2). Recognition of animal ...
  https://www.neavs.org/research/overview
*  Advancing Animal Research: February 2013
... nonhuman primates, air transport, live animal cargo, pharmaceutical research, Opinion based blog. ... Scientists involved with animal research understand they must use animals appropriately and humanely, using as few animals and ... Progress in biomedical research requires the use of animal models - including non-human primates. We hope that your personal ... humane animal research. In Canada, the Canadian Council on Animal Care is responsible for setting and maintaining standards for ...
  https://research4drugdiscovery.blogspot.ca/2013/02/