09/11/2020: The Deputy Director for Intramural Research released a policy memo describing the scientific merit review process for the use of nonhuman primates at the NIH. The NIH program for the scientific merit review of Animal Study Proposals (ASPs) involving the use of nonhuman primates was established by the NIH Scientific and Clinical Directors in 2015.
Learn about recent wildlife happenings on the NIH campus and the and the NIH Wildlife Veterinary Volunteers here: https://news2use.ors.nih.gov/Pages/Wildlife-Updates-on-the-NIH-Campus.aspx
Coronavirus (COVID-19) is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation. Get the latest information and resources from NIH here: https://www.nih.gov/health-information/coronavirus
03/02/2020: The NIH Deputy Director for Intramural Research released an update to the nonhuman primate users safety program. This policy memorandum updates existing NIH policies and programs addressing the safety of personnel working with nonhuman primates.
The National Institutes of Health Bethesda campus has the NIH Wildlife Veterinary Volunteers - a group of volunteer veterinary staff that can assist in the event of wildlife emergencies. Injured or distressed wildlife can be reported by calling either 301-496-5685 or 311, and the on-call veterinary staff will be notified.