Yerkes Regional Primate Research Center

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The Yerkes National Primate Research Center is a multi-disciplinary research institute within Emory University's Woodruff Health Sciences Center. Long recognized as one of the leading centers for biomedical and behavioral research with non-human primates, Yerkes is focused on the following goals:

  • To conduct a research program focused on scientific problems relevant to human health and the mission of the National Institutes of Health.
  • To provide the resource infrastructure and expertise in appropriate scientific and veterinary specialties to support the research program.
  • To serve as a resource for scientists from around the world.