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Boston NORC Virtual Symposium on Precision Nutrition

August 10, 2021

VIRTUAL ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM • SAVE THE DATE • PRECISION NUTRITION FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2021 FROM 9:00AM-12:15PM EST Plenary Session Moderators: Andy Greenberg, M.D., Co- PI and Director Valentina Perissi, Ph.D., Co- PI and Director 9:00-9:10AM Welcome 9:15-10:10AM “A diet personalised to your metabolism” Dr. Sarah Berry, Ph.D., Reader in Nutritional Sciences, King’s CollegeLondon 10:15-11:10AM “Personalized nutrition based on gut microbiome and clinical data” Professor Eran Segal, Principal Investigator, Weizmann Institute, Israel 11:15AM-12:10PM José M. Ordovás, Ph.D., Lead Scientist and Senior Scientist, Nutritionand Genomics Team, JM USDA HNRCA, Professor, Nutrition andGenetics, Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of NutritionScience and … Read More »

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Boston NORC Virtual Symposium on Precision Nutrition

May 25, 2021

Date: Friday, December 10, 2021

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Dr. Susana Rovira-Llopis Awarded Boston NORC Small Grant

May 25, 2021

Dr. Susana Rovira-Llopis, Postdoctoral Fellow at Joslin Diabetes Center has received a small grant award for her project “Study of the mechanisms involved in exercise-induced adipokine secretion by generation of a CRISPR transgenic mouse”, which will use the Center’s Transgenic Core. Dr. Rovira-Llopis is an early career investigator in the lab of Dr. Laurie Goodyear. This project will generate an HA-tagged G protein-coupled receptor 81 (GPR81) floxed mouse model using the CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing technology. GPR81 is a specific lactate receptor highly expressed in adipose tissue and involved in the regulation of lipolysis. The mouse model will determine the role … Read More »

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Boston NORC Annual Symposium: COVID-19, Nutrition, and Obesity

October 14, 2020

Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center Annual Symposium COVID-19, Nutrition, and Obesity Friday, December 4, 2020 8:45AM-12:00PM “The changing face of epidemiology during COVID-19. Lessons learned and opportunities for BNORC investigators” Jorge E. Chavarro, MD, ScD Associate Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Department of Nutrition, Department of Epidemiology Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health “Does Vitamin D Reduce the Risk of COVID-19?” JoAnn E. Manson, MD, MPH, DrPH Chief, Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Professor of Medicine and the Michael and Lee Bell Professor of Women’s Health, Harvard Medical School, Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard … Read More »

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