Meeting

The Use of Chimpanzees in Biomedical and Behavioral Research: May 2011


When: May 26, 2011 (1:00 PM Eastern)
Where: Keck Center • 500 Fifth St. NW, Washington, DC 20001

Topic Biomedical and Health Research
Activity: The Use of Chimpanzees in Biomedical and Behavioral Research
Board: Board on Health Sciences Policy

COMMITTEE ON THE USE OF

CHIMPANZEES IN BIOMEDICAL AND BEHAVIORAL RESEARCH

May 26, 2011

Keck Center, Room 109

500 Fifth St., NW

Washington D.C. 20001


background and overview

Session Objective: To obtain a better understanding of the background to the study and the charge to the committee. Receive a briefing from NIH about existing areas of science where chimpanzee research is supported. Hear from stakeholders about the use of chimpanzees in research, as specifically related to the committee’s charge.

1:00 p.m. Welcome and Introductions

John Stobo, Committee Chair

Senior Vice President

Health Sciences and Services

University of California System

1:10 p.m. Background and Charge to the Committee

Sally Rockey

Deputy Director for Extramural Research

National Institutes of Health

1:30 p.m. Committee Discussion with Sponsor

John Stobo, Committee Chair

Senior Vice President

Health Sciences and Services

University of California System

2:15 p.m. NIH Supported Chimpanzee Biomedical Research

Harold Watson

Deputy Director

Division of Comparative Medicine

National Center for Research Resources, NIH

2:35 p.m. Discussion with the Committee

2:45 p.m. BREAK

3:15 p.m. NIH Supported Chimpanzee Behavioral Research

Richard Nakamura

Scientific Director

National Institute of Mental Health, NIH

3:35 p.m. Discussion with the Committee

3:45 p.m. Panel Discussion: Is there a continued need for chimpanzee research

John Pippin

Senior Medical and Research Adviser

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Jarrod Bailey

Science Director

New England Anti-Vivisection Society

Kevin Kregel

Professor: Departments of Integrative Physiology

and Radiation Oncology

University of Iowa

Chair, Animal Issues Committee

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

4:15 p.m. Discussion with the committee

4:45 p.m. ADJOURN

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