New York Blood Center
facing south to 310 E 67th St
Controversy over abandonment of research chimpanzees
In March 2015, the New York Blood Center backtracked on their commitment to permanently fund the care of 66 chimpanzees which they had captured or bred for use in experiments. This action was criticized by animal welfare advocates, including The Humane Society of the United States and Jane Goodall.
- New York Blood Center NYBC History: The First Decade (1964–1973)
- Hartocollis, Anemona (Jan. 28, 2015). New York Blood Donations Are Sought After Storm Disrupts Giving.New York Times. Retrieved June 29, 2015.
- Gorman, James (May 28, 2015). Chimpanzees in Liberia, Used in New York Blood Center Research, Face Uncertain Future. New York Times. Retrieved June 29, 2015.
- Rogers, Kaleigh (May 28, 2015). These Chimps Helped Us Find a Hepatitis Vaccine. Now They've Been Left to Die. Motherboard. Retrieved June 30, 2015.
- The Jane Goodall Institute. (May 29, 2015) Dr. Goodall's Open Letter to New York Blood Center Regarding the Care of Chimpanzees at the Vilab II Sanctuary in Liberia
- New York Blood Center Official Site.