THE MICHALE E. KEELING CENTER

The Michale E. Keeling Center for Comparative Medicine and Research (MEKC) of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Bastrop, Texas houses the Chimpanzee Biomedical Research Resource. As of October 2011 there were 176 chimpanzees held there. 71 chimpanzees that were once held at the now defunct Primate Foundation of Arizona were transferred to MEKC. 167 of the chimpanzees there are supported by federal funds.