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Advocates Disrupt Dr. Laurie Glimcher Over NY Blood Center Chimp Abandonment Crisis

September 29, 2016 by Leave a Comment

(VIDEO) One minute after Dr. Laurie Glimcher began speaking at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, animal rights advocates launched out of their seats to disrupt – and ruin – her presentation. Glimcher, who served on the board of the New York Blood Center when the organization decided to abandon 66 chimpanzees on islands in Liberia, has refused to address the crisis since advocates approached her in mid-2015.

Dr. Laurie Glimcher Resigns from NY Blood Center’s Board Amid Chimpanzee Scandal

October 30, 2015 by Leave a Comment

Following three protests at her office and home and a series of online calls to action, Dr. Laurie Glimcher has resigned from the Board of NYBC. A cover story in the Cornell Daily Sun entitled “Weill Cornell Medicine Dean Accused of Chimp Abandonment” and a review of NYBC documents demonstrate that Dr. Glimcher, NYBC and Cornell Medical College, where she is the Dean, have lied about her departure from the board.