Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: rhesus monkey

  • Galen, macaques, and the growth of the discipline of human anatomy

    Goran ҆trkaljMacquarie University, Sydney, Australia Introduction The year 2018 marks the eightieth anniversary of the Cayo Santiago rhesus monkey colony. This exemplary research unit epitomizes scientific excellence in experimenting on non-human primates and in using them as models to understand the biology and behavior of Homo sapiens.1 The research carried out in Cayo Santiago and…