The Wisconsin National Primate Research Center is based in the Graduate School of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The WNPRC is one of eight federally supported (NIH-ORIP) National Primate Research Centers. More than 250 center scientists, through competitive grants, conduct research in primate biology with relevance to human and animal health.
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- Infertility, Diabetes, Obesity and the Mystery of PCOS Wisconsin State Journal, Jan. 27, 2014. Dr. Daniel Dumesic has advanced his research, diagnostic capabilities and treatments in large part due to long-time collaborations with Dr. David Abbott with Ob/GYN and the Primate Center, Dr. Ricki Colman, Senior Scientist at the Primate Center, Dr. Jon Levine at the Primate Center, and many other campus collaborators and graduate students.
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Fall/Winter 2013: "Advancing Health at UW-Madison: Exploring Solutions for Parkinson's Disease." Interactive exhibit at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery produced by the WNPRC and campus partners.