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Latest Oregon National Primate Research Center Stories

2012-05-10 09:45:22

The number of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) cases in the United States are exploding.

Researchers Create World's First Chimeric Monkeys
2012-01-06 08:58:06

A team of scientists from Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) have created the world’s first chimera monkeys in the lab using embryos of several individuals and implanting them into female monkeys.

2011-06-29 12:25:35

Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University have discovered a naturally occurring disease in monkeys that is very much like multiple sclerosis in humans — a discovery that could have a major impact on efforts to understand the cause of multiple sclerosis.

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2011-01-20 08:15:06

According to research conducted at the Oregon National Primate Research Center at Oregon Health & Science University, the commonly held belief that oral contraceptives cause weight gain appears to be false.

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2010-04-14 08:04:47

Newly-published research by scientists at Oregon Health & Science University demonstrates that simply reducing caloric intake is not enough to promote significant weight loss.

2009-04-16 07:31:54

Oregon Health & Science University and the University of Washington, along with a number of partner institutions across the Northwest, have received federal funding to form a regional research center aimed at combating emerging or re-emerging infectious diseases that pose a serious threat to human health.

2009-04-07 15:27:10

The Oregon National Primate Research Center said nine Japanese macaque monkeys that escaped during routine cleaning have been returned to their enclosure. The center, located in Hillsboro, Ore., said the monkeys escaped Friday when a worker closed the door to the male monkeys' home but forgot to fasten the lock, The (Portland) Oregonian reported Tuesday. The one (worker) who made the mistake has been here many, many years and is a very good employee, said Jim Newman, a spokesman for Oregon...


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