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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  • Ozone

CNPRC Respiratory Research Supports Lower Ozone Levels

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On February 2, 2015, at the invitation of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seeking comments on the optimal level of ozone for public health, Kent Pinkerton, PhD, Core Scientist in the CNPRC Respiratory Diseases Unit and for the Inhalation […]

  • SchoolKids

Evaluating Measles Vaccine Safety

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High rates of non-vaccinated children throughout the US have reached critical numbers of vulnerable individuals, resulting in perfect conditions for a wildfire storm of measles infections, an easily preventable yet highly contagious disease.

More than 120 confirmed cases of measles […]

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(Green) Gold in a mountain of monkey gravel

A partnership with UC Davis Waste Reduction and Wastewater Treatment results in resource savings, improvements to long-term sustainability and efficiency, and enhanced animal care.

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