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National Primate Research Center System – Facts You Weren’t Supposed to Know

The National Primate Research Center System tortures and imprisons almost 31,000 primates per year including chimpanzees, rhesus monkeys, titi monkeys, squirrel monkeys, baboons and many other species. The eight laboratories that make up the National Primate Research Center System are connected with Harvard, Emory, University of Wisconsin (Madison), University of Washington (Seattle), Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, Tulane, Oregon Health Sciences University and the University of California (Davis).

The eight facilities which comprise the National Primate Research Center System utilize tremendous amounts of federal funding every year. For Fiscal 2002 these laboratories wasted over $600 million in federal tax dollars. This is an increase of 182% in jus five years. For more details please see the table below. For specifics about the individual laboratories, please look at the links at the bottom of the page.

Primate Center System Funding

 

Fiscal 2002

Fiscal 1997

 

 

 

Oregon Health Science University

128,067,513

40,770,052

 

 

 

University of Washington, Seattle

137,567,855

58,776,707

 

 

 

Emory University

102,974,826

11,825,854

 

 

 

University of Wisconsin, Madison

32,424,030

26,971,379

 

 

 

Harvard University

27,101,309

32,973,539

 

 

 

University of California, Davis

59,182,742

13,525,662

 

 

 

Tulane University

69,888,853

12,918,498

 

 

 

Total without Southwest

557,207,128

197,761,691

 

 

 

Southwest Foundation For Biomedical Research

51,860,036

n/a -- was not a part of the Center System in 1997

 

 

 

Total 2002 Primate Center System Funding

$609,067,164

 

 

 

 

Funding Increase    1997 – 2002

 

        $359,445,437   or   182%

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