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Primates in Laboratory Research: Is it Worth it?. What is a primate?. What is Laboratory Research? “R esearch ” is defined as any type of experimental work that involves altering the diet, living situation, psychological state, or body structure of primates in a considerable way.

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Primates in Laboratory Research:

Is it Worth it?


What is a primate?


What is Laboratory Research?

“Research” is defined as any type of experimental work that involves altering the diet, living situation, psychological state, or body structure of primates in a considerable way.


What are some statistics on primate research?


Pro-Primate Research Reasoning


"We need to recognize at the outset that what we do to animals from their perspective certainly, and probably from ours, is morally wrong and unacceptable,"

Jane Goodall


Gains from Primate Research

-Treatment for typhoid fever

-Discovery of Mumps

-Treatments for arthritis

-Improved blood transfusions

-Vaccine for polio

-Development of chemotherapy

-Yellow fever vaccine

-Corneal transplants

-Liver transplants

-Heart transplants

-Treatment for leprosy

-Effects of alcohol on the body

-Treatment for 'lazy eye'

-In-depth data on Parkinson's

-Lung transplants

-Hepatitis B vaccine

-Preliminary treatments for AIDS

-Information on infant development

-Discovery of Estrogen

-Components of postpartum depression

-Discovery of lead's toxicity

-Information on puberty

-Effects of ecstasy on the body

-Early treatment for diabetes

-Vaccine for anthrax

-Stem cell data

-Effects of radiation on the body

-Psychological effects of isolation

-Kidney transplants

-Uses for chloroform

-Information on brain growth rates

-Discovery of effective methods for

Restoring blood to the brain

-Electroshock therapy

-Development of the German measles

Vaccine

Wisconsin Primate Research Center Library


Anti-Primate Research Reasoning


NASA's Primate Research Plans


What are the possible solutions?


Questions?


Resources

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  • http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1129083

  • http://www.conservation.org/SiteCollectionImages/primates_tree.jpg

  • http://www.boncherry.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/monkeys.jpg

  • http://www.freedigitalphotos.net/images/Primates_g140-Chimpanzee_p8356.html

  • http://www.freedigitalphotos.net/images/Primates_g140-Sagui__Callithrix_Aurita_p5967.html

  • http://www.freedigitalphotos.net/images/Primates_g140-Rhesus_Monkey_p115.html

  • http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=9171&picture=monkey-with-baby

  • http://www.ndsu.edu/research/images/Generic_scientist_blue.JPG

  • http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v427/n6969/full/427004a.html

  • http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2008/05/31/monkey460x276.jpg

  • http://media.photobucket.com/image/laboratory%20primates/Primate_bucket/foto111.jpg

  • http://www.releasechimps.org/photos-and-pics/161_LEMSIP-chimp-close-up.jpg

  • http://www.all-creatures.org/saen/fact-primate-ucd-01.jpg

  • http://ourcompass.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/space-monkey-baker-bottled-for-liftoff.jpg?w=340&h=335

  • http://ourentropy.files.wordpress.com/2008/11/baby_monkey_2.jpg

  • http://seabass.gsfc.nasa.gov/seabass/images/NASA_Logo.gif

  • http://www.nicefunnyjokes.com/images/visual-jokes/animal/happy-monkey-cefjfhimbdgibdgi.jpg


Resources

“Discoveries Through Primate Models”. primateinfo.net, Wisconsin Primate Research Center, 11 Mar. 2010. Web. 29 Oct. 2010. <http://pin.primate.wisc.edu/research/discoveries.html >.


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