Primate Center Mission & Objectives
Our mission is to increase our understanding of basic primate biology and to improve human health and quality of life through research. To accomplish this, the WNPRC:
- Helps discover treatments, preventions and cures for human disease.
- Generates new knowledge of primate biology, from the molecular and whole animal levels to the understanding of primate ecosystems.
- Facilitates research progress by providing expertise, resources and training to scientists worldwide.
- Collects primate information and disseminates to the research community and to the public.