An opinion piece by Frankie Trull, President of the National Association for Biomedical Research (NABR) and the Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR), has been featured in a major daily newspaper.
This morning, Philly.com, the website for the Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News, printed her opinion piece, “Animal research crucial to creating AIDS treatments,” a telling discussion on the importance of animal research in the war on HIV/AIDS. Nonhuman primates (NhP) have been a crucial cog in science’s efforts to discover a cure to this horrendous virus and thanks to the work at the Wistar Institute with these animals, we could be on the cusp of eradicating AIDS. Additionally, let’s not forget that these studies could yield results to successfully treat SIV, the variant of HIV that effects monkeys.
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