For more than 30 years, Covance has been recognized as the leading CRO for the conduct of toxicology and safety assessment studies in nonhuman primates. Our scientific team is experienced in test article administration via common routes while also developing techniques that are more compound specific.  

Our Primate Center of Excellence has built an international reputation for primate toxicological science and animal husbandry.  This center is also one of the few contract research establishments in the world with expertise in studies using the common marmoset, an important model in the safety evaluation of large molecules.  Covance offers the most comprehensive services and depth of expertise in primate toxicology to meet your specific study needs.

Our wealth of experience provides expertise in different study techniques, including sophisticated methods in the following areas:

  • Cardiovascular studies
  • Ocular toxicology
  • Neurotoxicology
  • Bone toxicology
  • Reproductive and developmental toxicology (DART)
  • Routine toxicology studies in marmosets
  • Uroflow test
  • Muscle circumference (anabolic effects)
  • Body composition

Additional expansion and investment areas include:

  • Reproechocardiography
  • Continuous infusion
  • Geriatric models

Primate Symposium

Download the 2010 Primate Symposium Summary.