Tulane National Primate Research Center
Website : http://www.tpc.tulane.edu/index.shtml

Company Information
The Tulane National Primate Research Center has a national mission to improve human and animal health through basic and applied biomedical research.

To accomplish this mission the TNPRC:Conducts basic and applied biomedical research on human health problems using nonhuman primate models.Investigates nonhuman primate biology and diseases with particular regard to the study of human health problems.Serves as a regional and national resource and center of excellence for biomedical research using nonhuman primates.Provides training for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, veterinarians, undergraduates, veterinary students and visiting scientists.Educates the general public about the critical link between basic research with animal models and improvements in human health.

Company Benefits
Originally opened in November 1964 as the Delta Regional Primate Research Center, the Tulane National Primate Research Center is one of eight centers that make up the National Primate Research Center Program funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

The primary areas of research today at the TNPRC are infectious diseases, including biodefense-related work and Regenerative Medicine. Find out more about the diseases we investigate.