members in our research base
institutions represented in our research base
publications citing our grant P30 DK040561 in 2020
attendees at our 2022 Nutrition Obesity Research Symposium
Promote top researchers in the field and the translation of their research findings into clinically useful strategies for human advancement
Enable scientific discovery in nutrition and obesity by making sophisticated Core services available and by fostering collaboration within and beyond our research base
Share the knowledge of these advancements through a robust enrichment, education and outreach program
The NORCH aims to equip nutrition and obesity researchers with the tools and technology they need in order to conduct cutting-edge research. Our Core teams provide consultations and technical support in Genomics and Cell Biology, Metabolic Imaging, Metabolic Phenotyping, and Statistics.
Genomics and Cell Biology
Pilot & Feasibility funding awarded to 7 highly promising junior investigators this year
Pilot & Feasibility Awards
The NORCH has maintained an outstanding Pilot & Feasibility Program for over 20 years, with the goal of supporting, retaining and promoting successful young faculty to nutrition and obesity research. We have a highly selective pool of applicants each year, some of whom are chosen to present their research at our annual Pilot and Feasibility Symposium.
Visit our Opportunities page for local and NORC-wide career and training opportunities in nutrition, obesity, and metabolism.
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