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David M. Anderson, DVM
Executive Director



Neitz Color Vision Lab Featured in Newsweek

Husband and wife researchers Jay and Maureen Neitz conducted a groundbreaking study in 2009 at the Washington National Primate Research Center (WaNPRC), located at the University of Washington.

The successful outcomes of this ophthalmological study have led the Neitzes to join with Avalanche Biotechnologies to develop the first cure for color blindness in humans. […]

WaNPRC’s Dr. Nichole Klatt among Winners of 2015 Avant-Garde Award

Nichole Klatt, Ph.D., core investigator with the Washington National Primate Research Center (WaNPRC), awarded $2.5 million to research the impact of cannabis on inflammation and viral persistence in treated HIV/SIV.

Klatt is one of five awardees of the Avant-Garde Award for HIV/AIDS Research from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, part of the National […]

WaNPRC Study Examines Safety of Pediatric Vaccines, Such as MMR

A study recently completed at the Washington National Primate Research Center (WaNPRC) has found no neurodevelopmental or behavioral deficits in vaccinated non-human primates

Critical study of MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine shows no harm to neurodevelopment, cognition or behavior in vaccinated non-human primate infants. This was a five-year case-control study by researchers at […]

HSA Distinguished Staff Award Nominees

Congratulations to Clifford Astley, Research Consultant, Washington National Primate Research Center and Charles Easterberg, Public Health Advisor, Environmental Health and Safety for being nominated for the University of Washington Distinguished Staff Award.

The Distinguished Staff Award honors University of Washington staff members who exhibit excellence and innovation in their work.

Distinguished Staff Awards […]

Groundbreaking New Ebola Research from the University of Washington’s Dr. Michael Katze

King 5 speaks with Dr. Michael G. Katze of the University of Washington’s Department of Microbiology and the Washington National Primate Research Center (WaNPRC). Dr. Katze explains groundbreaking new research that shows that genetics could play a big role in surviving Ebola.

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Dr. Michael G. Katze Answers Viewers Ebola Questions on Q13

Microbiologist Dr. Michael G. Katze of the University of Washington and the Washington National Primate Research Center answers viewers’ questions about Ebola on Q13 Fox News.

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Senator Murray Praises Katze lab research

Senator Patty Murray praises the Katze laboratory on their research to find an ebola vaccince.

Dr. Michael G. Katze is a University of Washington microbiology professor, and is the Associate Director and Core Staff Scientist at the Washington National Primate Research Center. Dr. Katze has been studying the Ebola virus for nearly 15 years. […]

Dr. Michael G. Katze of WaNPRC is Interviewed by King 5 on Ebola Risks

Microbiologist Dr. Michael G. Katze of the University of Washington and the Washington National Primate Research Center shares his expertise and concerns with how the CDC has handled the recent Ebola outbreak.

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WaNPRC Microbiologist Discusses Ebola

Dr. Michael G. Katze is a University of Washington microbiology professor, and is the Associate Director and Core Staff Scientist at the Washington National Primate Research Center. Dr. Katze has been studying the Ebola virus for nearly 15 years. He and his lab are working in partnership with Rocky Mountain Laboratories on an Ebola […]

“Your Inner Monkey” Airs on PBS, Filmed at WaNPRC & CHDD

Three-part series, “Your Inner Fish” traces more than 350 million years of human evolution to show how human bodies have taken shape. The show is based on a book by paleobiologist Neil Shubin, who also hosts the series.

Your Inner Fish is a scientific adventure that takes viewers from Ethiopia to the Arctic […]