But it’s just not primates Capaldo wants to see pulled from research — it’s all animals, including dogs, cats, pigs, rabbits and rats.
“Animal research is at best a poor model,” Capaldo said. “It’s always a flawed model, and it’s often a dangerous model, and no researcher would deny that. Their argument would be, ‘Well, we have no choice. This is how we need to do it.’ But there are better approaches.”