Thursday, August 15, 2002

Our tax dollars at work, using more innocents as furry test tubes for human diseases, despite the scientific invalidity. Read "Hepatitis C and Chimpanzees" by Ray & Jean Greek of Americans for Medical Advancement.

FDA TO USE MORE CHIMPANZEES IN HEPATITIS RESEARCH

USE OF CHIMPANZEES FOR HCV VACCINE STUDIES -- Potential Sources Sought
Story Filed: Wednesday, August 14, 2002 1:47 PM EST
Aug 14, 2002 (FedBizOpps via COMTEX) -- NOTICE TYPE: Sources Sought Notice

DATE POSTED: 13-AUG-02
AGENCY: Department of Health and Human Services
OFFICE ADDRESS: Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration, Division of Construction and Agency Support Contracting, 5630 Fishers Lane, Room 2129, Rockville, MD, 20857-0001
SUBJECT: Use of Chimpanzees for HCV Vaccine Studies
CLASSIFICATION CODE: 88 - Live animals
SOLICITATION NUMBER: 223-02-1286
CONTACT: Paul Scarborough, Contract Specialist, Phone (301) 827-7168, Fax (301) 827-7103, Email pscarbor@oc.fda.gov
PLACE OF PERFORMANCE ADDRESS: San Antonio, Texas
NOTICE TEXT: Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration, Division of Construction and Agency Support Contracting; The Food and Drug Administration intends to award a contract to the Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research (SFBR). The requirement will allow the FDA access to chimpanzees not exposed to hepatitis C virus. Studies to be conducted by SFBR staff. Interested parities shall submit a capability statement on or before 8/27/02.
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