Study examining effects of poor nutrition during pregnancy and lactation in a primate lacks translatability

@inproceedings{Kavanagh2013StudyEE,
  title={Study examining effects of poor nutrition during pregnancy and lactation in a primate lacks translatability},
  author={Kylie Kavanagh and Ashley T Wylie and Kelly L Tucker},
  year={2013}
}
We agree with Litwak and Levin that clinical trials are the best way to determine human health effects of dietary components. However, nonhuman primates offer experimental control and an anatomically and physiologically representative animal model and have inherent value in translational research. Details regarding study methodology are available on request… CONTINUE READING