Lisa Newbern

Three voles and a rhesus monkey died due to alleged negligence at Yerkes National Primate Research Center in 2017, according to documents filed with the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The Emory University Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) ...

A monkey died last winter at Emory University’s Yerkes National Primate Research Center, marking the third primate death at Yerkes after which animal rights group Stop Animal Exploitation Now (SAEN) has alleged negligence since December 2014. In January, a surgical ...

Following a routine inspection of Emory University’s Yerkes National Primate Research Center on Sept. 22, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued the Center a citation for two instances of non-compliance with the Animal Welfare Act. The citation was issued ...