Facts & Figures



The number of monkeys we worked with over the years and the scientific achievements in 2018.

A total of

39 scientific publications

in international journals. Complete list


Tuberculosis vaccine

works better after inhalation.


animal-free methods

to study diseases in the brain.


HIV vaccines

on it's way.

New diagnostic tests for



Alternative way to mitigate

Parkinson’s disease


New insights in what a

perfect flu vaccine

should do.

We are ready for

mosquito-borne virus

health issues.

1033 new drugs tested by

animal-free methods

to treat malaria.

But there is more:

To obtain

more knowledge from less animals

we recruited more academic staff.

We welcomed

500 guests in 27 groups

on informative guided tours at BPRC.

We placed

37 updates on our website

in the newsfeed.

We train

7 PhD students

to write their PhD thesis.

We performed

> 45,000 viral diagnostic tests

for zoos, sanctuaries and other clients.

We supervised

10 students

during their internship.