HIV-infected T cell: NIAID image.

HIV-infected cell (NIAID image)

News archives

June 30, 2023: Lower urinary tract dysfunction is linked to metabolic syndrome

May 31, 2023: Sixteen projects chosen for Research Forward (Round 3) awards (Congratulations to our WNPRC scientists and their collaborators who have won a Research Forward award for their project, “Record the Activity of Genetically Identified Neurons Using Calcium Imaging.”

May 12, 2023: Spring student and staff recognitions

May 4, 2023: UnRavelled comes to UW–Madison

Feb. 1, 2023: Happy International Laboratory Animal Technician Week!
Let’s hear from some of our animal care staff on what it’s like working with the monkeys.

Jan. 23, 2023: Remembering Chuck Snowdon, renowned primatologist and professor emerit of psychology

Jan. 11, 2023: What to do with negative data?

Dec. 18, 2022: New drug, N-803, may be beneficial in treating HIV.

Dec. 14, 2022: Discovery points toward new treatments for ovariectomized women

Sept. 26, 2022: Congratulations to our Cool Science Image Contest image winners from Marina Emborg’s lab at the WNPRC!

Sept. 26, 2022: These scientists traced a new coronavirus lineage to one office — through sewage

Aug. 29, 2022: Toni Ziegler wins 2022 ASP Distinguished Primatologist Award

Aug 22, 2022: UW researchers discover orangutan genome mix-ups that could affect zoo animals

July 29, 2022: Grandparents University at the Stem Cell Learning Lab

July 18, 2022: Ceramides are early responders in metabolic syndrome development

June 23, 2022: Mother Jones Magazine on the shortage of monkeys for research and the state of nonhuman primate biomedical research

May 19, 2022: Thomas Friedrich wins Kellett Mid-Career Award.

May 3, 2022: Osorio to lead UW Global Health Institute (Osorio is a a member of the WNPRC’s Global Infectious Disease Scientific Working Group who has collaborated with us on the development of an effective tetravalent dengue virus vaccine, as well as advancing animal models for understanding Zika virus infection.

May 2, 2022: Congratulations to our Spring student awardees!

April 11, 2022: Four UW–Madison students awarded prestigious 2022 Goldwater Scholarships: Congratulations to Samuel Neuman in Marina Emborg’s Preclinical Parkinson’s Research Program and to all the winners!

March 31, 2022: Researchers identify sustainable source of immunodeficiency virus-resistant immune cells

March 30, 2022: A new potential therapy for HIV infection

March 16, 2022: New method improves success of transplanted kidneys

March 3, 2022: A science trailblazer retires: Stem cell researcher James Thomson’s legacy changed the future of biology

Feb. 18, 2022: Dr. Marina Emborg elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellows.

Jan. 28, 2022: A new monkey model for studying Alzheimer’s disease

Sept. 20, 2021: Nanocapsule gene editing system earns new NIH funding

Sept. 20, 2021: Century of Discoveries: Interconnected tale of UW’s most innovative research epiphanies

Sept. 1, 2021: Does previous dengue fever infection have an effect on Zika virus outcome?

Aug. 25, 2021: Inflammation gene may be possible drug target for endometriosis

July 15, 2021: Nature on boosting research funding for National Primate Research Centers

June 9, 2021: Maternal adult characteristics do not predict stillbirth, early neonatal death

May 24, 2021: Stem cell research: Celebrating 25 years of amazing discoveries (Quarterly magazine, UW–Madison School of Medicine and Public Health)

May 11, 2021: Designer alterations to brain cells reduce anxious behavior in monkeys, hold promise for new treatments. See also a May 5 talk by Dr. Ned Kalin and his colleagues on advances in treatments for addiction, anxiety and mental illness.

Mar. 18, 2021: Study: Witnessing arrest of father causes stress in children

Mar. 16, 2021: Researchers find a better way to measure consciousness

Mar. 1, 2021: Individualized brain cell grafts reverse Parkinson’s symptoms in monkeys

Jan. 13, 2021: Genomic research advances orang-utan conservation

Dec. 8, 2020: New visualization method gets to the heart of Parkinson’s disease

Dec. 1, 2020: World AIDS Day 2020 and nonhuman primate research

Nov. 16, 2020: Gene-edited monkey embryos give researchers new way to study HIV cure

Nov. 6, 2020: Celebrating 25 years of embryonic stem cell research at UW–Madison

Oct. 28, 2020: PCOS special journal issue a hit with clinicians

Sep. 24, 2020: NIH selects OHSU to coordinate national neuroscience research involving marmosets

Sep. 18, 2020: PETA misrepresents UW–Madison lab

Sep. 14, 2020: Visit the National Primate Research Centers interactive virtual booth at SciFest All Access Sept. 26-Oct. 3!

Sep. 2, 2020: NIH Grant to Primate Centers to expand marmoset colonies for neuroscience research

Aug. 25, 2020: Primate Info Net is back!

Aug. 20, 2020: Interview with HIVRp4 co-chair David O’Connor”
“If we are lucky enough to get a coronavirus vaccine quickly, that work is a direct descendant of investment in adenoviruses vectors, RNA vaccines and other types of vaccine platforms for preventing HIV. ”

May 8, 2020, Distinguished Scientist Toni Ziegler retires

Feb. 28, 2020, WNPRC Behavioral Services Unit provides science-based enrichment for nonhuman primates

Feb. 28, 2020, Anthropology professor Karen Strier recognized as prominent primate conservationist in Brazil

Feb. 27, 2020: Cells carrying Parkinson’s mutation could lead to new model for studying disease 

Feb. 12, 2020: Researchers wake monkeys by stimulating engine of consciousness in brain

Jan. 22, 2020: UW–Madison study shows that calorie restriction slows skeletal muscle aging

Jan. 17, 2020: Stem cells could help cancer patients fight dangerous infections 

Dec. 16, 2019: “Their story is our story” – Calls to action at the American Society of Primatologists meeting in Madison

Dec. 1, 2019: The new era of living with AIDS

Nov. 14, 2019: Today, Nov. 15, is the deadline for submitting your WNPRC Pilot Project applications!

Nov. 11, 2019: Top Ten Research Accomplishments at the NPRCs

Nov. 8, 2019: Pioneering orang-utan genetics project comes to the WNPRC

Sept. 17, 2019: WNPRC Pilot Project applications now being accepted through Nov. 15

Aug. 15, 2019: Changing a single molecule in the brain can alleviate anxiety

Aug.1, 2019: Fear of more dangerous second Zika, dengue infections unfounded in monkeys

July 26, 2019: Researchers shed light on how Ritalin works

June 11, 2019: UW–Madison GHI named Center of Excellence in Global Virus Network

May 10, 2019: Friday ceremony inspires with words from honorary degree recipients (Jeannette Metzger in Marina Emborg’s Parkinson’s Group)

May 9, 2019: Inflamed monkey guts produce Parkinson’s-related proteins

April 19, 2019: Primate Center research helped lead to ban on PCBs

Mar. 19, 2019: New HIV treatment strategy provides long-term viral suppression (University of Miami and WNPRC preclinical study (Note: The “Miami monkey” is actually the “Madison monkey”)

Feb. 26, 2019: Preclinical and clinical collaborators shed light on preeclampsia

Jan. 31, 2019: AIDS vaccine using engineered herpesvirus works in monkeys

Jan. 2, 2019: BBC Earth podcast: Dr. Toni Ziegler discusses what drives the parent-infant bond (segment runs from 6:50-14:15 min)

Dec. 18, 2018:  WNPRC Year in Review newsletter

Dec. 2, 2018: Sisters pioneer new kidney transplant surgery at UW that includes immune system

Dec. 1, 2018: World AIDS Day: National Primate Research Centers Saving Lives

Nov. 6, 2018: The cells that changed the world

Oct. 24, 2018: Why are U.S. neuroscientists clamoring for marmosets?

Oct. 11, 2018: UW–Madison Researchers Developing Methods to Edit Genes in Brain Cells

Sept. 28. 2018: New macaque model to study pathology of TB in AIDS patients

Sept. 11, 2018: Why does menopause increase the risk for diabetes?

Sept. 11, 2018: A starring role for nonhuman primates in the stem cell story

July 30, 2018: Inherited brain pathway underlies the risk for anxiety and depression

July 13, 2018: Researchers trace Parkinson’s damage in the heart

July 2, 2018: Zika virus infection may multiply risk of miscarriage, stillbirth

May 30, 2018: National Primate Research Centers Launch Educational Resources about Research with Animals

May 16, 2018: UW Researchers identify arterial hemogenic endothelial cells that can function as lymphoid precursors

April 11, 2018: Ned Kalin named editor in chief of leading psychiatric journal

April 1, 2018: Applications for 2018 WNPRC Pilot Project grants now accepted

March 20, 2018: Nature News Feature: How human embryonic stem cells sparked a revolution

March 6, 2018: Researchers one step closer to learning how calorie restriction extends lifespan in animals

Jan. 17, 2018: Study advances gene therapy for glaucoma

Dec. 12, 2017: Beverly Hutcherson among 2017 outstanding women of color

Dec. 13, 2017: Monkeys infected by mosquito bites further Zika virus research

Dec. 13, 2017: Monkey study shows a path to monitoring endangered species

Dec. 13, 2017: Chimpanzee deaths in Uganda pinned on human cold virus

Dec. 12, 2017: Estrogen discovery could shed new light on fertility problems

Nov. 20, 2017: WNPRC marks 10th anniversary of iPS cell discovery

Oct. 25, 2017: Primate Centers rally to help Cayo Santiago after Hurricane Maria 

Oct. 16, 2017: The Callicam is back!

Sept. 29, 2017: Marmoset babies get a boost from attentive fathers

Sept. 26, 2017: Calorie restriction shows age related epigenetic changes

Aug. 14, 2017: UW–Madison Featured Researcher: David O’Connor

Aug. 1, 2017: Zika infections unlikely to be passed by kissing, casual contact

May 30, 2017: Stem cells yield nature’s blueprint for body’s vasculature

May 25, 2017: Zika infections could be factor in more pregnancies

April 3, 2017: WNPRC Pilot Research Grant Project Applications now being accepted though Jun 1, 2017

Feb. 21, 2017: Listeria may be serious miscarriage threat early in pregnancy

Jan. 17, 2017: Calorie restriction lets monkeys live long and prosper

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