The Primate Research Centers Program of the National Institutes of Health
The National Institutes of Health’s Primate Research Centers Program was started in 1960. It was begun on the premise that research into human disease requires a close animal relative in which diseases could be duplicated and studied, their causes and effects documented, and effective methods of prevention and treatment developed. Within a decade, seven unique facilities had been established that were providing significant research data.
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