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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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Critical Role of Nonhuman Primates (NHPs) in Scientific and Medical Research

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Nine Science Advocacy Groups Release White Paper on the Critical Role of Nonhuman Primates (NHPs) in Scientific and Medical Research

The paper highlights the essential role NHPs play in finding treatments for serious and life-altering conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, […]

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.