Oregon National Primate Research Center is one of eight federally funded National Primate Research Centers in United States. It has been affiliated with Oregon Health and Science University since 1998. It is located in the west side of Portland with about 350 Acers of land. It is the first primate research center of seven original research centers founded by National Institute of Health. It receives about $11 million federal grants from National Center of Research Resources annually. It maintains about 4500 non-Human primates, with 12 veterinarians and 100 full-time technicians to take care of them, living conditions at the facility are inspected by the United States Department of Agriculture in unannounced visits bi-annually and by Animal rights groups. The primates are used in pure and applied biomedical research into fertility control, early embryo development, obesity, brain development and degeneration, and newly emerging viruses, especially AIDS-related agents. Research projects produced some notable findings at the facility the first successful cloning of primate embryos and extraction of stem cells, which was named the number one scientific achievement of 2007. Scientists at the facility have published several research projects which have a made significant impact on health sciences.
The following is the list of scholars from Oregon National Primate Research Center who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences