Gruen on the Ethics of Research on Chimps

David PesciMarch 2, 20111min
Philosophy chair raises concerns over use of chimpanzees for medical experiments

Commenting in a Washington Post story on the retirement and relocation of chimpanzees that were used for medical experiments, Lori Gruen, chair and associate professor of philosophy, associate professor feminist and gender studies, associate professor environmental studies, raises questions about whether chimps should be used at all for medical experiments.