Thanks to more than 150 donors of the Saving Primates Where They Live campaign!
January 01, 2022
We reached our goal of $25,000 on Dec 31, 2021! Our funds will be matched by the NGO, Re:wild, and we plan to distribute funding to habitat-country primatologists within the next six months. Please go to the Conservation pages of the ASP website to learn more.
Social Media Policy at the ASP Conference Social media is a powerful tool to enhance the speed and immediacy ofinformation exchange. It’s also a way to share the experience of being at the American Society of Primatologists conference with researchers who are not in attendance. We encourage you to use your personal social media accounts. […]
American Society of Primatologists’ Board of Directors Comments on NIH’s Decision to Phase Out Research with Live Non-Human Primates in the Laboratory of Comparative Ethology in Poolesville, MD
April 20, 2021
The National Institutes of Health’s December 11, 2015, decision to phase out research with live non-human primates at Dr. Stephen Soumi’s Laboratory of Comparative Ethology in Poolesville, MD will have widespread—and unknown—effects on primate studies in the United States. Approximately 300 rhesus macaques will be transferred to unspecified locations in the next three years. Work on normal […]
American Society of Primatologists’ Board of Directors Comments on the Use of Primates in Biomedical Research
April 20, 2021
January 27, 2015 The members of the Board of Directors of the American Society of Primatologists would like to add our comments to the discussion of the validity and effectiveness of non-human primate research as it pertains to human behavior and medicine. Non-human primate research (on monkeys and apes) has had widespread effect on improving […]