Washington National Primate Research Center


The mission of the Washington National Primate Research Center (WaNPRC) is to provide an enriched environment to support outstanding biomedical research directed towards significant human health issues and nonhuman primate health, psychological well-being and biology.

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The Center has been a part of the University of Washington research community since 1961 and is one of seven National Primate Research Centers established by Congress in 1959 in order to provide specialized resources for nonhuman primate research studies that are applicable to human health.

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The Instrumentation Services Core has been providing high-precision mechanical and electronic instrumentation since the inception of the WaNPRC. Moreover, because of its rich technical expertise, the Instrumentation Services Core also supplies invaluable support to the Center at large in such diverse areas as animal capture restraint and monitoring and facility evaluation and design.

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