Office of Research

Washington National Primate Research Center


The mission of the Washington National Primate Research Center is to provide the appropriate environment to support outstanding biomedical research directed towards significant human health issues and nonhuman primate health and biology.

To meet this mission, the Washington National Primate Research Center supports biomedical research activities, professional research staff, specifically bred and maintained nonhuman primate colonies, and dedicated facilities and equipment required for nonhuman primate research protocols.

Core Services Offered

AIDS-Related Research.
Functional Genomics and Infectious Diseases.
International Programs.
Reproductive & Developmental Sciences.
Venture/Pilot Program.

Funding Information:

National Institutes of Health (NIH) P51 since 1961

Reporting Structure:

Stephanie Steppe, Director, Health Sciences Administration

Center Details

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Director: Mustari, Michael
Location: I-421 Health Sciences
Year Started: 1961
Administrator / Program Manager: Smith, Peggy
Administering College/School: School of Medicine 
P.I. Home Department: Department of Comparative Medicine 
Faculty Involvement: 20