2009 NC3Rs Primate Welfare Meeting / 9th EPV Symposium

Wednesday 28 October 2009 10:00 to 16:30
Central London


The 2009 Primate Welfare Meeting was organised jointly with European Primate Veterinarians and focused on 'Refining scientific procedures'. It attracted 140 delegates from 60 organisations in 15 countries. Presentations from international speakers covered -

  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Anaesthesia, analgesia and post operative care
  • Fluid control
  • Disease models
  • Humane endpoints and welfare assessment
  • Stem cells
  • Blood pressure and ECG measurement
  • Telemetry
  • Restraint

In addition to the main meeting, the NC3Rs organised a visit for EPV Board members to a UK macaque breeding facility.