Brain, Mind, And Behavior
CNPRC: The Brain, Mind, and Behavior Unit provides services, training, consulting and collaborative expertise in the areas of basic neuroscience, stress physiology, psychoneuroimmunology, cognitive neuroscience, and psychosocial processes in nonhuman primates. Particular emphasis in the Unit is on studying the interrelations of processes at multiple levels of analysis: social, psychological, neuroendocrine, and neurobiological.
Brain Mind and Behavior Unit, and research accomplishments in this unit.
Amazing Feats of Aging:
Yerkes to develop first transgenic nonhuman primate model for inherited neurodegenerative diseases
CNPRC: The Infectious Diseases Unit provides unique expertise for the study of infectious and immunologic diseases affecting humans, at the whole animal, organ, cellular, and molecular levels. The research projects in this unit include pathogenesis of SIV/HIV and opportunistic infections, antiviral immunity, immunity of the genital tract, mucosal transmission of viruses, immunodeficiencies/prophylactics, antiviral therapies, vaccines, viral diagnostics and epidemiology. The Unit scientists are intensely involved in studies directly related to HIV vaccine development.
Infectious Diseases Unit, and research accomplishments. in this unit.
Reproductive Sciences and Regenerative Medicine
CNPRC: The Reproductive Sciences and Regenerative Medicine Unit provides services, training, consulting, and collaborative expertise for the study of human biology and disease in monkeys from embryonic and fetal development through puberty and reproductive senescence.
Reproductive Sciences and Regenerative Medicine, and research accomplishments. in this unit.
The Center for Fetal Monkey Gene Transfer for Heart, Lung, and Blood Diseases (CNPRC)
CNPRC: The Respiratory Diseases Unit is involved in research related to the cellular and metabolic mechanisms of lung toxicity and with the respiratory systems response to environmental contaminants such as air pollutants and tobacco smoke.
Respiratory Diseases Unit, and research accomplishments. in this unit.
Asthma Studies and Nonhuman Primates, Journal of Experimental Medicine: A review of the study of asthma and allergies, and the usefulness of nonhuman primates in furthering our knowledge.
Primate Services And Medicine
Primate Services and Medicine.