A Demographic Analysis of Primate Research in the United States

  title={A Demographic Analysis of Primate Research in the United States},
  author={Kathleen M. Conlee and Erika H Hoffeld and Martin L. Stephens},
  journal={Alternatives to Laboratory Animals},
  pages={315 - 322}
An analysis of primate research in the USA, including the number and species of non-human primates used, types of research, levels of invasiveness, housing conditions and funding, is an important step in addressing various concerns (ethical and scientific) surrounding primate research. An analysis of monkey and chimpanzee research, conducted by The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), demonstrated that the USA uses more non-human primates (including great apes) in research per year, than… 

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