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Oregon Health Sciences University Researchers Produce First Genetically Modified Monkey

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January 12, 2001
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Researchers at Oregon Health Sciences University report the production of the world's first genetically modified nonhuman primate as an important step toward designing and perfecting new treatments for human genetic disorders.

PORTLAND, Ore. - Researchers at Oregon Health Sciences University report the production of the world's first genetically modified nonhuman primate as an important step toward designing and perfecting new treatments for human genetic disorders. This research was conducted by Anthony Chan, Ph.D., a staff scientist at Oregon Regional Primate Research Center and colleagues. Scientists were directed by Gerald Schatten, Ph.D., a senior scientist at the ORPRC; research director of the Center for Women's Health; and professor of obstetrics and gynecology, and cell and developmental biology, in OHSU's School of Medicine. These results will be published in the Jan. 12 issue of Science.


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