- Visits and events
- View our marmosets live on the Callicam!
- Observational ethogram activity for home or classroom
- WNPRC primate enrichment word search
- Teachers, did you know that our partnering nonprofit biomedical research advocacy organizations have a wealth of teaching resources for you? If you are teaching or considering teaching about animal research in your classroom – the whys, hows, discoveriesand ethics – and want to ensure that you present factual and balanced information, please contact the Foundation for Biomedical Research and the Americans for Medical Progress to find the right materials for your classroom needs.
- In this Aug. 22, 2017, video, Jill Herrig, an animal research technician at the WNRPC, along with video journalist Tyler Ensrude from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville show us what it’s like to train for and work with laboratory nonhuman primates at the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center.
- Common Marmosets at the WNPRC: Learn about the members of a common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus) family and watch how they rear their infants. (No sound, with captions, 7 minutes, 2013.)
- WNPRC Animal Care, Housing and Enrichment: No sound, some captions, 4 minutes, 2014. (Available without captions for the news media.)
- Growing stem cells in the lab: Stem cell culture techniques in a UW-Madison lab (general audience, 9 minutes, 2013). See also, A starring role for nonhuman primates in the stem cell story and contact us for stem cell classroom resources!
- Are we smarter than monkeys? Primate research and outreach at a glance: UW-Madison journalism student’s Fall 2012 video project.
- In Depth at Ten – Monkeys and Medicine: Channel3000.com news series in 2010 about WNPRC research, ethics and animal care.
- Go behind the scenes at the WNPRC and other research facilities and Come See Our World!
- Contact Jordana Lenon or call 608-263-7024 if you are looking for images for scientific journal articles, talks, textbooks or if you are a member of the professional news media.
For the latest advances in clinical trials and therapies, please talk to your doctor.
You can also contact a patient advocacy group or visit any of the following websites for more information on clinical research before talking to your doctor:
- UW Health Research: Information on ongoing clinical trials at UW-Madison.
- CenterWatch: Thousands of industry-sponsored clinical trials are actively recruiting patients. You can search for clinical trials by medical condition, therapeutic area and location.
- ClinicalTrials.gov: a service of the U.S. National Institutes of Health.
How to search clinicaltrials.gov:
Step 1: Enter a term or phrase in the main search field, such as the name of a disease, disorder or injury (e.g., Parkinson’s, heart disease, diabetes, HIV, osteoarthritis, lymphoma, spinal cord injury, polycystic ovary syndrome, lupus).
Step 2: Click the blue “On a Map” tab to locate trials.
Step 3: Talk to your doctor about any clinical trials of interest.