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March 6, 2014
Statement by the NIH Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare on recent media coverage related to animals in research

December 15, 2011
Statement by NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins on the Institute of Medicine report addressing the scientific need for the use of chimpanzees in research

December 1, 2011
Statement on Costs for Maintaining Humane Care and Welfare of Chimpanzees

June 9, 2011
Statement on Costs for Maintaining Humane Care and Welfare of Chimpanzees

April 14, 2011
Be Prepared for the Unexpected. Statement by Dr. Sally Rockey, NIH Deputy Director for Extramural Research

April 8, 2011
Response to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine Petition for Administrative Action - April 8, 2011

January 4, 2011
NIH Statement on the Alamogordo Primate Facility Chimpanzees January 4, 2011

April 17, 2009
Statement by Acting Director, NIH, Deploring Terrorism against Researchers

August 6, 2008
A statement by Dr. Elisa Zerhouni, NIH Director, and Dr. Norka Ruiz Bravo, Deputy Director for Extramural Research, following firebombings that damaged a home and a car of two UCSC researchers.

February 8, 2008
Statement by Dr. Elias Zerhouni, NIH Director, Dr. Nora Volkow, NIDA Director, and Dr. Norka Ruiz Bravo, Deputy Director for Extramural Research, following the attempted firebombing of the home of UCLA researcher Dr. Edythe London.

February 5, 2008
Plan Expedites Alternatives to Animal Testing

December 14, 2007

Statement by Dr. Norka Ruiz Bravo, Deputy Director for Extramural Research, National Institutes of Health, following vandalism of the home of OHSU researcher Dr. Miles Novy

November 1, 2007
Statement by Dr. Norka Ruiz Bravo, Deputy Director for Extramural Research, National Institutes of Health, following vandalism of the home of UCLA researcher Dr. Edythe London

October 8, 2007
NIH Grantees Win 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for Developing Techniques to Target Specific Genes in Mice

June 26, 2007
NIH Awards Nearly $5 Million to Fund Knockout Mouse Repository: Increased Availability of Genetically Altered Mice Will Aid Studies of Human Diseases

May 22, 2007
NCRR Announces Chimpanzee Breeding Moratorium.

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