Wednesday, September 25, 2002

NIH CONTINUES HCV RESEARCH AT NEW IBERIA

HCV RESEARCH, NON-HUMAN PRIMATES -- Solicitation
Story Filed: Tuesday, September 24, 2002 10:29 AM EST

...It is the intent of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) for the National Institute of Health (NIH) Office of Research Services (ORS) to negotiate on a non-competitive basis with the New Iberia Research Center, University of Louisiana at Lafayette to continue NIH sponsored research using mature chimpanzees infected with the Hepatitis C Virus (HCV). The New Iberia Research Center is the only know source with the capabilities and facilities to house human hepatitis C infected chimpanzees....