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.

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  • MERITmodel

MERIT Program Announced at CNPRC

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Igniting Novel Research with Current and New Animal Models

Drug discovery and innovative therapeutic approaches in the era of personalized medicine requires the use of animal models that closely recapitulate human disease. To address these challenges, the California National Primate […]

  • PreemieBaby

Understanding Pre-term Labor for Diagnostics and Therapeutics

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Research conducted at the CNPRC on chorioamnionitis-induced preterm labor in women has been recommended by Faculty of 1000, in recognition of the research’s high impact in its field. Faculty of 1000 is a collaboration of over 5,000 world-wide faculty […]

Spotlight on Services

Lymph Node section prepared for optical dissector method to count FITC positive cells (green)

State-of-the-Art Services: Images into Data

An important service at the CNPRC in the Microscopy and Histology component of the Multimodal Imaging Core is training and services in Stereology, a set of methods to ensure rigorous quantitative analysis of the number, length, surface area, or volume of structures in tissues or organs, and to interpret three-dimensional data from two-dimensional cross-sections of tissue.

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