This subproject is one of many research subprojects utilizing the resources provided by a Center grant funded by NIH/NCRR. Primary support for the subproject and the subproject's principal investigator may have been provided by other sources, including other NIH sources. The Total Cost listed for the subproject likely represents the estimated amount of Center infrastructure utilized by the subproject, not direct funding provided by the NCRR grant to the subproject or subproject staff. The objective of the nonhuman primate core is to provide highly integrated clinical management and laboratory investigations using the nonhuman primate model of AIDS to CFAR investigators. The core consists of clinical and laboratory components as well as a pilot program. The clinical component acquires and cares for the animals and performs animal procedures such as immunization, blood draws, fluid collection etc. The laboratory component of the core performs hematology, clinical chemistry, ova and parasite examination of feces, flow cytometry, microbiology, and pathologic examination of all necropsies and biopsies performed on animals utilized in these studies. The core also provides viral stocks, viral isolation, immunology, molecular pathology and confocal microscopy services. The core supports 22 CFAR investigators and has contributed directly to 3 P01's, 10 R01's and 2 R21's. The CFAR pilot has funded 16 pilots including three in the last year.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)
Type
Primate Research Center Grants (P51)
Project #
5P51RR000164-50
Application #
8358049
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZRR1-CM-8 (01))
Project Start
2011-05-01
Project End
2012-04-30
Budget Start
2011-05-01
Budget End
2012-04-30
Support Year
50
Fiscal Year
2011
Total Cost
$57,750
Indirect Cost
Name
Tulane University
Department
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Type
Schools of Medicine
DUNS #
053785812
City
New Orleans
State
LA
Country
United States
Zip Code
70118
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