-OVERALL TheOregonNationalPrimateResearchCenter(ONPRC),locatedontheWestCampusofOregonHealth& ScienceUniversity(OHSU),requestsfundstorenewgrantP51-OD011092forthenextfive-yearperiod(May 1,2019-April30,2024).Currentlyinits59thyearofoperation,theONPRChasservedabroadrangeoflocal, regional,andnationalinvestigatorsperformingbiomedicalresearchinnonhumanprimate(NHP)modelswith thegoalofimprovinghumanhealth.ThegoalsforthenextfundingperiodarereflectedinthefollowingSpecific Aims:1)Conductstate-of-the-artresearchthatadvancesunderstandingofcausesandthedevelopmentof preventions,treatments,andcuresfordebilitatinghumandiseases;?2)ProvideexceptionalNHPexpertiseand servicestoresearchersatthelocal,regional,andnationallevelstoadvanceNIH-andotherfederally- supportedresearchprograms;?3)Pursuethehigheststandardsofhumaneandresponsibleanimalcare;?and4) MentorandtrainthenextgenerationoftranslationalNHPresearchersandeducatethepublicaboutthe importanceofbiomedicalresearch.Toaccomplishtheseaims,supportisrequestedinsevenbroadareas. Theseareasare:(1)Administration,whichprovidestheadministrativeandservicesupportrequiredforall aspectsoftheONPRC(Governance,Director?sOffice,BusinessServices,Facilities,Improvementsand Modernization,InformationSystems,ResearchLibrary,andResearchSafety);?(2)AnimalServices[Resources &Logistics,Operations,PathologyServices,SurgicalServices,BehavioralServices,EducationandTraining, ClinicalMedicine,andNHPResources(Obese,Aging,InfectiousDisease,andJapaneseMacaque)];?(3)Core ScienceServices[ResearchCores(AssistedReproductiveTechnologies,Bioinformatics&Biostatistics, EndocrineTechnologies,FlowCytometry,IntegratedPathology,MolecularTechnologies,MolecularVirology, MagneticResonanceImaging(MRI),andPrimateGenetics)];?(4)ScientificComponents,includingsupportfor ScientificDivisions(CardiometabolicHealth,Genetics,Neuroscience,Pathobiology&Immunology,and Reproductive&DevelopmentalSciences);?(5)PilotResearchProgram;?(6)OutreachandCommunity Engagement;?and(7)NPRCConsortium-BasedActivities. ONPRC?soverarchinggoalistodevelop,study,andshareNHPmodelsthatcaninformthecausesofhuman diseases,leadingtobetterpreventions,treatments,andcures.TheONPRCachievesthisgoalbysupporting translationalresearchandexpertiseinmodelsthatareprovidedlocally,regionally,andnationallyona collaborativebasis.Thehostinstitution,OHSU,recognizestheONPRCasoneoftheuniversity?s?topfive? strengthsandhaspledgedtocontinuesupportforprogrammaticintegrationandinfrastructuredevelopment.

Public Health Relevance

-OVERALL TheOregonNationalPrimateResearchCenter(ONPRC)isanestablishednationalresourcethathasasits primarymissiontheimprovementofhumanhealthandqualityoflifethroughsupportofexceptionalnonhuman primate(NHP)researchprogramsthatadvanceourknowledgeofthecauses,preventions,treatments,and curesofdebilitatingdiseases.TheONPRChostsrobustandwell-developedinternalresearchprograms,which arecomplementedbycollaborativeresearchprogramsthatservethegreaterbiomedicalresearchcommunity. TheONPRCmaintainsthefacilities,expertise,andinfrastructurerequiredtoconductthemostadvanced biomedicalresearchusingNHPsasmodelsofhumanhealthanddisease.Moreover,theONPRCcanmeet theneedsofnewemergingareasofbasicresearchinwhichtheNHPmodeliscritical,aswellastranslational researchinitiativesthatarehighlyinterdisciplinary.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
Office of The Director, National Institutes of Health (OD)
Type
Primate Research Center Grants (P51)
Project #
5P51OD011092-61
Application #
9973200
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZRG1)
Program Officer
Hild, Sheri Ann
Project Start
1997-05-01
Project End
2024-04-30
Budget Start
2020-05-01
Budget End
2021-04-30
Support Year
61
Fiscal Year
2020
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
Oregon Health and Science University
Department
Type
Primate Centers
DUNS #
096997515
City
Portland
State
OR
Country
United States
Zip Code
97239
Aoun, E G; Jimenez, V A; Vendruscolo, L F et al. (2018) A relationship between the aldosterone-mineralocorticoid receptor pathway and alcohol drinking: preliminary translational findings across rats, monkeys and humans. Mol Psychiatry 23:1466-1473
Jensen, Jeffrey T; Hanna, Carol; Mishler, Emily et al. (2018) Effect of menstrual cycle phase and hormonal treatments on evaluation of tubal patency in baboons. J Med Primatol 47:40-45
Webb, Gabriela M; Li, Shengbin; Mwakalundwa, Gwantwa et al. (2018) The human IL-15 superagonist ALT-803 directs SIV-specific CD8+ T cells into B-cell follicles. Blood Adv 2:76-84
Estes, Jacob D; LeGrand, Roger; Petrovas, Constantinos (2018) Visualizing the Immune System: Providing Key Insights into HIV/SIV Infections. Front Immunol 9:423
Iancu, Ovidiu D; Colville, Alexander; Walter, Nicole A R et al. (2018) On the relationships in rhesus macaques between chronic ethanol consumption and the brain transcriptome. Addict Biol 23:196-205
Pyra, Maria; Lingappa, Jairam R; Heffron, Renee et al. (2018) Concordance of self-reported hormonal contraceptive use and presence of exogenous hormones in serum among African women. Contraception 97:357-362
Noguchi, Kevin K; Johnson, Stephen A; Manzella, Francesca M et al. (2018) Caffeine Augments Anesthesia Neurotoxicity in the Fetal Macaque Brain. Sci Rep 8:5302
Coleman, Kristine; Robertson, Nicola D; Maier, Adriane et al. (2018) Effects of Immediate or Delayed Estradiol on Behavior in Old Menopausal Macaques on Obesogenic Diet. J Obes 2018:1810275
Bulgarelli, Daiane L; Ting, Alison Y; Gordon, Brenda J et al. (2018) Development of macaque secondary follicles exposed to neutral red prior to 3-dimensional culture. J Assist Reprod Genet 35:71-79
Lindner, Jonathan R (2018) Microvascular Dysfunction and Clinical Outcomes. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 11:e008381

Showing the most recent 10 out of 547 publications