Press Releases

Press Releases

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  • Sep 27, 2012 • Press Releases:
    NIH must retire chimpanzees not needed for research to sanctuary

    Rulemaking Petition holds government accountable Sept. 27, 2012 – Boston, Mass. – Following the National Institutes of Health decision to retire 110 chimpanzees in laboratories and designate them…Read More…

  • Jan 25, 2012 • Press Releases:
    Chimpanzees and Bad Research: It’s in the Genes

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BOSTON, MA  (January 2012)—A new paper, “Lessons from Chimpanzee-Based Research on Human Disease: the Implications of Genetic Differences” published in the international…Read More…

  • Dec 15, 2011 • Press Releases:
    NEAVS/Project R&R responds to IOM chimpanzee report

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Chimps Hear the Good News:  IOM Concludes “…chimpanzees [are] not necessary…”   BOSTON, MA—(December 15, 2011)—The National Academy of Sciences’ Institute…Read More…

  • Jan 05, 2011 • Project R&R News:
    Alamogordo Chimpanzee Reprieve

    2011 is off to a hopeful start for 186 chimpanzees at Alamogordo Primate Facility (APF), who have been…Read More…

  • Mar 05, 2009 • Press Releases:
    Great Ape Protection Act Introduced

    Boston, MA―March 5, 2009―The Great Ape Protection Act (GAPA), H.R. 1326 was introduced today in Congress. Project R&R: Release and Restitution for Chimpanzees in U.S. Laboratories applauds the bill’s…Read More…

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