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Diet and Chronic Unresolved Inflammation: Implications for Obesity-Associated Complications: INSS 2022

January 19, 2022

Interdisciplinary Nutrition Sciences Symposium 2022 Diet and Chronic Unresolved Inflammation: Implications for Obesity-Associated Complications July 21-22, 2022 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Visit the Symposium Website The Interdisciplinary Nutrition Sciences Symposium is an annual translational nutrition science conference. The theme for 2022 is Diet and Chronic Unresolved Inflammation: Implications for Obesity-Associated Complications. This conference will build on the dialogue we began in our first two symposia to develop best practices for translational nutrition science and to generate ideas for proposals and collaborative projects, which will lead public health, therapeutic, and clinical efforts to reduce obesity and its … Read More »

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INSS 2021 – Symposium on Heterogeneity of Obesity and Implications for Cancer

June 3, 2021

The 2nd annual Interdisciplinary Nutrition Sciences Symposium will be held virtually June 21-22, 2021. Information about the full program, registration, and abstracts can be found at www.interdisciplinarynutrition.org. All sessions will be recorded and can be viewed by attendees after the conference as well. With support from the National Cancer Institute, INSS is offering sponsored registration for selected applicants from populations underrepresented in science or early career scientists. Apply for registration sponsorship here. Submit abstracts here

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UNC NORC Partners with NCCU to Enhance Diversity in Nutrition and Obesity Research

November 20, 2020

The UNC NORC Pilot & Feasibility (P&F) Program recently received funding from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) to establish a process designed to increase the number of new investigators from underrepresented minority (URM) groups who become established investigators in nutrition and obesity research. To achieve this critical goal, the P&F Program is working with K. Sean Kimbro, PhD, professor of biology and biomedical sciences at North Carolina Central University (NCCU), to develop a mentoring and research collaboration to promote the career development of URM investigators. Located in Durham, North Carolina, NCCU is one of the region’s … Read More »

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UNC NORC P&F Symposium: “From Pilot Data to Federal Funding: Lessons from P&F Program Award Winners”

November 10, 2020

The UNC NORC Pilot and Feasibility (P&F) Program presents a virtual symposium, “From Pilot Data to Federal Funding: Lessons from Pilot and Feasibility Program Award Winners,” on Thursday, March 11, 2021 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM ET. Registration is required for Zoom details. The symposium will feature keynote speaker and P&F awardee Dr. Penny Gordon-Larsen and presentations from P&F award winners Dr. Kyle S. Burger, Dr. Rachel W. Goode, Dr. Abbie Smith-Ryan, and Dr. Maya Styner. Speakers will discuss their current research, their experiences as a P&F awardee, and their transition from gathering pilot data to securing federal funding. The … Read More »

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UNC-CH NORC July 2020 Newsletter

July 6, 2020

UNC-CH NORC July 2020 Newsletter

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UNC-CH NORC April 2020 Newsletter

June 15, 2020

UNC-CH NORC April 2020 Newsletter

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UNC-CH NORC January 2020 Newsletter

June 15, 2020

UNC-CH NORC January 2020 Newsletter

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UNC Nutrition Research Institute Seminar Series

March 29, 2018

Title: Anorexia nervosa and the intestinal microbiota: do gut microbes influence weight gain and behavior during clinical re-nourishment? Date and Time: Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Eastern Speaker: Ian Carroll, PhD (Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Abstract: Abstract: Anorexia nervosa (AN), a psychiatric disorder characterized by extreme weight dysregulation commonly presents with comorbid anxiety. AN carries the highest mortality rate of all psychiatric illnesses and relapse is frequent. Therapeutic re-nourishment in AN is based primarily on clinical opinion and guidelines, and does not address the underlying etiology of the … Read More »

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A Short Course on Nutrigenetics, Nutrigenomics and Precision Nutrition

February 7, 2018

Designed for graduate students, health professionals and nutrition scientists from academia and industry Presented by UNC Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) and the UNC Nutrition and Obesity Research Center (NORC) Short Course Focus This workshop-style course will provide the fundamental concepts of nutrigenetics, nutrigenomics and personalized nutrition through cutting edge presentations and hands-on experiences. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a personal DNA test and examine their own nutrigenetic data. Click here for more information and to register. Rates General – $800.00 Graduate Student – $350.00 Postdoctoral Fellow – $450.00 All-inclusive Registration On top of the great short-course content and … Read More »

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Defining Precision Nutrition Symposium

February 6, 2018

PRESENTED BY UNC Nutrition Research Institute Kannapolis, North Carolina SYMPOSIUM FOCUS the genetic, epigenetic, microbiome, and environmental sources of human metabolic variability how these variabilities are related to different requirements for, and responses to, nutrients methods used to assess the above SPEAKERS Keynote: Jeremy Nicholson, PhD, Imperial College London Understanding Gene-Environment-Diet and Lifestyle Interactions in Human Health: A Molecular Phenomic Approach Lorraine Brennan, PhD, University College Dublin Metabotyping for Optimal Nutrition Ahmed El-Sohemy, PhD, University of  Toronto Genetic Testing for Personalized Nutrition Eric Martens, PhD, University of Michigan Molecular Mechanisms of Gut Bacteria and Metabolism of Glycans Susan Sumner, PhD, … Read More »

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