Wake Forest Primate Studies Core

This core serves as a national resource following the specific priorities of the NIAID Radiation and Nuclear Countermeasures Program.  Since 2007, the focus has been on the long-term care and study of animals surviving high-dose irradiation.  The Core also provides extensive data management services for primate studies, including data and tissue sharing.

More information about this resource is available at Wake Forest Primate Studies Core

Main Areas of Focus

  • Radiation Medical Countermeasures Development
  • Radiation Biodosimetry and Biomarkers Research
  • Large Animal Natural History of Acute and Long-Term Radiation Effects


Access to databases of animal data and tissue repositories

Who Can Use This Resource

Any investigators may access samples and data for the Core, but priority will be given to radiation researchers

How To Get Started

Collaboration Opportunities

Collaborative opportunities are available with the research staff at Wake Forest University.


Wake Forest University
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education
Winston-Salem, NC

Contact Information

Andrea Cohen, Radiation Biology

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