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1. Scientific Steering Committee ‘Statement’ section

In its first statement, the SSC considers that the use of NHP will need to be decided on a case-by-case basis, taking into account: justification the possible existence of alternatives ethical...

1. Scientific Steering Committee ‘Statement’ section

In its first statement, the SSC considers that the use of NHP will need to be decided on a case-by-case basis, taking into account: justification the possible existence of alternatives ethical...

1. Scientific Steering Committee ‘Statement’ section

In its first statement, the SSC considers that the use of NHP will need to be decided on a case-by-case basis, taking into account: justification the possible existence of alternatives ethical...

2. The Scientific Steering Committee position

“[SSC] ...considers that non-human primates are required in biomedical research for the following reasons: 1. to ensure safety. Many new vaccines or biologicals must be assessed for specificity and...

3. The Scientific Steering Committee’s five examples of diseases of concern

Please click for the SSC listed diseases of concern and ADI’s response: (a) AIDS (b) malaria (c) tuberculosis (d) hepatitis (e) immune-based diseases (arthritis, multiple sclerosis, type...

3. The Scientific Steering Committee’s five examples of diseases of concern

(a) AIDS SSC: “The etiologic agent HIV-1 is an example of a virus with a very complex interaction with the immune system and a very limited host range. It only readily infects humans and to a lesser...

3. The Scientific Steering Committee’s five examples of diseases of concern

(b) Malaria SSC: “The relationship between the parasite and the host is quite specific”. {h1ADI Response:{/h1 ADI agrees with the Scientific Steering Committee that the relationship between the...

3. The Scientific Steering Committee’s five examples of diseases of concern

(c) Tuberculosis SSC: “A careful analysis of two macaque models (rhesus and cynomologus) has shown the value of these two models and their similarity to the human situation”. “These models are being...

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