SOUTHBORO -- About 45 employees at Harvard Medical School's New England Primate Research Center
are scheduled to be laid off next month, in the first round of significant job eliminations at the facility.
Ron Desrosiers, an AIDS research scientist at the New England Primate Research Center
. added: "There are a lot of good products that deserve to be tested, and to sneak one through is ridiculous."
Ancel Keys, then with the University of Minnesota, and Mark Hegsted, now with Harvard's New England Primate Research Center
in Massachusetts, independently published similar findings more than 20 years ago.
Five protesters gathered yesterday at Route 20 and Farm Road, which leads to the New England Primate Research Center
on Pine Road, holding signs and displaying a black, primate-sized coffin.
Department of Agriculture said yesterday it will investigate the fifth death of a monkey, this one seven months ago at Harvard's New England Primate Research Center
, following a complaint from an animal rights group alleging negligence.
SOUTHBORO - The interim director of Harvard Medical School's New England Primate Research Center
resigned yesterday after a monkey's death from dehydration because it was left without water in its cage.
SOUTHBORO - Two months after a monkey died of dehydration at Harvard Medical School's New England Primate Research Center
another one died Sunday of similar circumstances, bringing the total to four questionable monkey deaths at the facility since June 2010.
SOUTHBORO - A research primate died at a Harvard Medical School facility in Boston, not its New England Primate Research Center
He was a maintenance supervisor over 30 years at New England Primate Research Center
He was a former employee of Bay State Abrasives in Westboro and retired in 2008 from the New England Primate Research Center