Alamogordo Primate Facility

Research Emphasis/Objectives

The Alamogordo Primate Facility (APF) houses chimpanzees that have been used in biomedical research. No active, invasive research is conducted on the site.

Services Provided

The APF provides for the long-term care and husbandry of chimpanzees that have been used in biomedical research. Charles River Laboratories Inc. operates the facility under contract with the National Institutes of Health.

Animals

All chimpanzees at the APF have been exposed to various microorganisms, such as hepatitis C virus and HIV. The animals are housed in social groups with indoor and outdoor enclosures.

Contact Information

Alamogordo Primate Facility
Holloman Air Force Base
Alamogordo, NM 88330