Nonhuman Primate Research Advances Science and Improves Public Health

Statement from SfN President Hollis Cline WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Society for Neuroscience (SfN) President Hollis Cline, PhD, released this statement today in advance of an NIH workshop on nonhuman primate research. SfN is the nation’s largest organization advancing the understanding of the brain and nervous system. The Society for Neuroscience continues to actively support the humane, responsible, and well-regulated use of animals in research, including nonhuman primates, for the purposes of advancing science and improving public health. Carefully regulated, humane animal research has been key to nearly all major medical advances in recent history and will be equally essential for the continued advancement of medical progress. Animal research is responsibly conducted within a carefully regulated system involving federal, state, institutional, and community review. Ethical treatment of research animals and successful science go…


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