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The Clarkson Campus/Primate Center is a pre-eminent facility for studying the biology of complex disorders in demanding animal models, the results of which translate to disease of major public health relevance. To support its mission, the Campus employs a unique combination of research excellence in cancer, diabetes, neurobehavioral biology, cardiovascular disease, sex differences, and radiation countermeasures combined with decades of technical expertise in primate and other large animal biology and medicine, pathology, nutrition, imaging, cognition, experimental surgery, genomics and regulatory compliance (USDA, AAALAC). The Campus is consequently ideally situated to meet urgent biomedical needs that are aligned with Institutional strategy, have high Federal funding priorities, and that can also attract commercial sponsorship through Wake Forest Innovations. Tactically, the Campus works to consolidate all nonhuman primate and other large animal research to exploit scientific and technical synergies among investigators in areas of institutional emphasis and regardless of funding source and to facilitate efficient use of infrastructure.


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