CNPRC Administration building

The California National Primate Research Center (CNPRC) is improving health and advancing science with interdisciplinary programs in biomedical research on significant human medical conditions throughout the lifespan. Research at the CNPRC is leading to new diagnostics, therapeutics, and clinical procedures that enhance quality of life for both humans and animals. The CNPRC is an Organized Research Unit of the University of California, Davis and part of the National Primate Research Centers Program at the National Institutes of Health.

About Us

Latest News

  • male_athlete2

Monkey Model for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Identified at UC Davis Primate Center

|Comments Off on Monkey Model for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Identified at UC Davis Primate Center

Monkeys and humans are similarly affected by deadly heart disease

A collaboration between a team of pathologists from the California National Primate Research Center (CNPRC) and a cardiologist from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine has resulted in the […]

  • Aedes_aegypti_during_blood_meal

Understanding Zika Virus with Nonhuman Primates

|Comments Off on Understanding Zika Virus with Nonhuman Primates

Developing a strategy to prevent and treat Zika virus

Research is beginning next week at the California National Primate Research Center (CNPRC) at UC Davis to understand Zika virus. Leading the efforts are Drs. Koen Van Rompay, Eliza Bliss-Moreau, Paul […]

University of California Zika Virus Project

The UC Zika Virus Project is an interdisciplinary collaboration between scientists based at a number of Schools and units at UC Davis and UC San Fransisco that is guided by the goal of developing effective interventions and prevention methods for Zika virus.  The collaboration emerged from the recognition of Zika as a global health crisis and the unique opportunity that was afford by the resources at the California National Primate Research Center to address the crisis.

Read more about this project.