Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: demonstrators

  • Advancing medical knowledge using nonhuman primate research

    Zared O. United States   Demonstrators at a university protesting for and against animal research. Courtesy of the UCLA Bruin, Alexis Chavarria. One of the most controversial areas in research is the use of nonhuman primates for experiments. Two decades ago, many animal rights activists thought that the use of nonhuman primates would become obsolete…