HIV-infected T cell: NIAID image.

HIV-infected cell (NIAID image)

News archives

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