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The CNPRC is a national resource to furthering scientific discovery, using biomedical research to find exciting new breakthroughs in health and science, solving problems, and helping to improve the quality of people and animals’ lives. On this page you will find information to assist you in understanding the value of CNPRC scientific achievements and activities, and the progress and translational benefits in CNPRC biomedical research.

If you are a member of the media and require assistance, please contact Senior Information Officer Carlos Villatoro at 530 754 4413

Featured News & Press Releases

  • Pair bonded titi monkeys

Scientists Map Monogamy, Jealousy in the Monkey Mind

October 19th, 2017|Comments Off on Scientists Map Monogamy, Jealousy in the Monkey Mind

Uncovering the neurobiology of social bonding in monogamous primate species Media contact: Carlos [...]

CNPRC Scientist Talks Wildfire Smoke, Health

October 13th, 2017|Comments Off on CNPRC Scientist Talks Wildfire Smoke, Health

Media Contact: Carlos Villatoro (UC Davis) - The recent wildfires in Sonoma, Napa, Solano [...]

  • From left to right, Mary Roberts, Jeff Roberts, Jamartin Sihite, Richard Elliott, JoAnn Yee take a moment to snap a group photo during a night on the town in Davis.

Podcast: Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation Visit

September 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Podcast: Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation Visit

In this edition of the California National Primate Research Center's  "Monkey Talk" [...]

  • Dr Glen Yiu

UC Davis’ Dr. Glenn Yiu: A Vision for the Future

August 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on UC Davis’ Dr. Glenn Yiu: A Vision for the Future

Media Contact: Carlos Villatoro, 530-754-4413 (UC Davis) - Dr. Glenn Yiu, MD PhD,  Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at UC [...]

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” [...]

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 [...]

News Archives and Past press releases

Recent Media Coverage

Fox 40 Interview

Drs. Koen Van Rompay and John Morrison talk with Fox40 reporter Lonnie Wong about their Zika virus project at CNPRC. Feb. 16, 2016

Dr. Peter Barry, CNPRC Infectious Diseases Unit, is finding solutions to critical health problems, focusing on CMV, the “birth defect virus”. May 17, 2015

Zika Virus Project: BBC Radio 5 Live Interview with Dr. Koen Van Rompay 

The Science of Monogamy. Karen Bales, Core Scientist at the CNPRC, spoke to Beth Ruyak on Capital Public Radio about monogamy and pair bonding in humans and animals. She also discussed her ongoing research with titi monkeys into the longterm effects of oxytocin. Hear the full interview here.

Asthma in the Valley

The Health Effects of Loneliness. Dr. John Capitanio has recently published an article on the physiological effects of loneliness, showing that it has a measurable impact on the immune system. Here, he discussed how the study was conducted with humans and monkeys, and the significance of the research in understanding and improving human health.

Fact Sheet

Recent Research Facts and Highlights

Media Contact

Andy Fell, UC Davis News Service
(530) 752-4533
Email: ahfell@ucdavis.edu

CNPRC
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Email: cnprc_info@primate.ucdavis.edu

Carlos Villatoro, Senior Public Information Officer
(530) 754-4413
Email: cvillatoro@ucdavis.edu

 

Other Information Sources

California Biomedical Research Association
http://www.ca-biomed.org/

Foundation for Biomedical Research
http://www.fbresearch.org/