Fifty animals held in “reserve” by the US government will be sent to sanctuaries

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Our Jeffrey Kahn and NIH Director Francis Collins discuss implementing the Institute of Medicine report recommendations for NIH research with chimpanzees

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Research Chimps Go To Haven

December 21, 2012

All chimpanzees formerly used by the US federal government for biomedical research at New Iberia Research Center will be retired to Chimp Haven, a federal sanctuary in Louisiana

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Hilary Bok: the IOM committee “makes it clear that hard cases in chimpanzee research are rarer than we might have thought. In so doing, they show us that we have been getting some of the easy cases wrong”

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An IOM committee, chaired by Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics Deputy Director, Jeff Kahn, was charged with determining if chimpanzees are necessary for the success of current and future research

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