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The Primate Experimentation Scandal, 2005: An Investigative Report
By Michael A. Budkie, A.H.T., Executive Director, SAEN

Recommendations of this Report

1. The General Accounting Office should perform an audit of the National Institutes of Health to address the use of primates in duplicative experiments, forwarding the results to the United States Department of Agriculture for regulatory action against those laboratories performing unnecessarily duplicative procedures, and those procedures should be immediately terminated.

2. The National Institutes of Health should develop guidelines to prevent the unnecessary duplication of experimental projects. For example, a limitation should be placed on the number of projects funded in specific areas on a species by species basis.

3. Laboratories utilizing primates should open their doors to closer public scrutiny, including tours of both laboratories and holding facilities for print and broadcast media. These same laboratories should also make relevant records (such as primate health care records, necropsy reports and research protocols) available to the public.

4. Congressional oversight hearings investigating the funding of projects by the NIH should be convened upon completion of the GAO audit.

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