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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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Podcast – Borneo, Thailand Travels Provide Opportunity to Share NHP Expertise

July 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Podcast – Borneo, Thailand Travels Provide Opportunity to Share NHP Expertise

Contact: Senior Information Officer Carlos Villatoro (530) 754-4413 In this edition of “Monkey Talk” we chat with Dr. Jeff Roberts, Associate Director of Primate Services, and JoAnn Yee, manager of the center's Pathogen Detection Laboratory Core, about their [...]

Positive Reinforcement Training Offers Several Benefits for Monkeys, Staff

July 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Positive Reinforcement Training Offers Several Benefits for Monkeys, Staff

Media Contact: Carlos Villatoro, (530) 754-4413 (UC Davis) – Getting a monkey to open its mouth for a dental check is no easy task, but a little bit of papaya goes a long way. Trainers at the [...]

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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.

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