Yerkes Regional Primate Research Center
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.