P&F Symposia

Each year, our P&F Awardees have the opportunity to present their work at the NORCH Annual P&F Symposium. Thank you to our speakers, sponsors, and dedicated staff who make this annual event a great success for the Center. 

P&F Symposium 2021

This year, our Pilot & Feasibility awardees were joined by Dr. Alessio Fasano, accomplished pediatric gastroenterologist and researcher. He is the Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition at MassGeneral Hospital for Children and Director of the NORCH Genomics and Cell Biology Core.

P&F Symposium 2020

In 2020, our speakers were accompanied by the acclaimed Dr. JoAnn Manson as Featured Speaker. Thank you to our speakers, sponsors, and dedicated staff for a wonderful event.

 2020 Speakers

JoAnn E. Manson, MD, MPH, DrPH

JoAnn E. Manson, MD, MPH, DrPH

Featured Speaker

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Chief, Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
How VITAL are Vitamin D and Omega-3s for Cardiometabolic Health?

Frankie Heyward, PhD

Frankie Heyward, PhD

P&F Awardee 2019

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Rosen Lab in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School
Determining the Direct Transcriptional Targets of STAT3 in AgRP Neurons

Lindsay Fourman, MD

Lindsay Fourman, MD

P&F Awardee 2019

Instructor in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Metabolic Sequelae of In Utero HIV Exposure: A Pilot Study

Jordi Merino, RD, PhD

Jordi Merino, RD, PhD

P&F Awardee 2019

Instructor in Medicine, Diabetes Unit and Center for Genomic Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
Clinical and Physiological Characterization of Genetic Variation Influencing Dietary Intake