Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

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Tulane National Primate Research Center (formerly Delta Regional Primate Research Center) is one of seven nationally funded primate centers under the auspices of the National Institutes of Health. Established in 1962, it is located in Covington, LA on a 500-acre tract of land.

The Center is part of Tulane University Medical Center and is dedicated to using non-human primates in biomedical research. Its staff includes approximately 20 scientists and 100 support personnel. The research programs include the disciplines of bacteriology, immunology, molecular biology, neurobiology, pathology, parasitology, primate medicine, reproductive physiology, urology and virology. The center also serves as a research resource to investigators from a number of other institutions. Opportunities are available for advanced students to participate in various aspects of the research.