Outstanding Manuscript Awards

 This award is intended for an Assistant Professor, Instructor, or Post-Doctoral Fellow who has made a significant scientific contribution as First Author of a manuscript.

Nominations for our 2021 Award have closed. The awardees will be announced at our Annual Symposium on June 15, 2021.

2020 Recipients

NORCH Outstanding Manuscript Awards recognize Post-Doctoral Fellows, Instructors, or Assistant Professors who have made a significant significant scientific contribution as first author of an original manuscript in nutrition, obesity, or metabolism. 

Joanne B. Cole, PhD

Joanne B. Cole, PhD

Diabetes Unit and Center for Genomic Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

Cole, J. B., Florez, J. C., & Hirschhorn, J. N. (2020). Comprehensive genomic analysis of dietary habits in UK Biobank identifies hundreds of genetic associations. Nature Communications, 11(1), 1-11.
PMID: 32193382

Lindsay T. Fourman, MD

Lindsay T. Fourman, MD

Metabolism Unit and Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital

 Stanley TL*, Fourman LT*, Feldpausch MN, Purdy J, Zheng I, Pan CS, Aepfelbacher J, Buckless C, Tsao A, Kellogg A, Branch K, Lee H, Liu CY, Korey KE, Chung RT, Torriani M, Kleiner DK, Hadigan CM, Grinspoon SK.  Effects of tesamorelin on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in HIV: a randomized, double-blind, multicentre trial.  Lancet HIV.  2019.  6(12): e821-830. *Co-first authors.  PMID 21611038.

Jingyi Qian, PhD

Jingyi Qian, PhD

Research Fellow in Medicine, Sleep Disorders Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Qian J, Morris CJ, Caputo R, Wang W, Garaulet M, Scheer FAJL. Sex differences in the circadian misalignment effects on energy regulation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116, no. 47 (2019): 23806-23812.  PMID: 31685618