Nonhuman Primates and Translational Research: Progress, Opportunities, and Challenges.

@article{Harding2017NonhumanPA,
  title={Nonhuman Primates and Translational Research: Progress, Opportunities, and Challenges.},
  author={John D Harding},
  journal={ILAR journal},
  year={2017},
  volume={58 2},
  pages={
          141-150
        }
}
  • J. Harding
  • Published 1 December 2017
  • Biology, Medicine
  • ILAR journal
Nonhuman primates (NHPs) are the closest animal models to humans regarding genetics, physiology and behavior. Therefore, NHPs are usually a critical component in translational research projects aimed at developing therapeutics, vaccines, devices or other interventions aimed at preventing, curing or ameliorating human disease. NHPs are often used in conjunction with other animal models, such as rodents, and results obtained using NHPs must often be used as the final criterion for establishing… 

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