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NIH Group Seeks Input on Implementing Recommendations of IOM Report on Use of Chimpanzees in Research

Mar 2, 2012

The NIH Council of Councils has established a working group to provide recommendations on (1) implementing the guiding principles and criteria in the IOM report Chimpanzees in Biomedical Research: Assessing the Necessity; and (2) the size and placement of chimpanzees either supported or owned by NIH.  NIH announced (NOT-OD-12-052) that input is being sought from the scientific community and the general public. Comments must be submitted electronically by April 10, 2012.

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