Nonhuman Primates Mean Less, Not More, Human Medical Progress

September 14, 2008 Bailey, J., Capaldo, T., Conlee, K., & Thew, M. (2008). Nature Medicine, 14 (10):1011-1012. Science Papers

Response to the 2008 editorial “When less is not more” in Nature Medicine, 14(8). The article provides scientific rebuttal of points made in favor of NHP research in the Nature Medicine editorial. In particular, it highlights evidence of the failure of chimpanzee use, citing data from Project R&R’s investigations; addressing humane and ethical issues as well as promoting the use of scientifically superior alternatives.



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