As of June 1, 2021 Dr. Valentina Perissi has replaced Dr. Caroline Apovian as Co- PI and Director of the Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center (BNORC). This leadership change has been approved by the Center’s Executive Committee and NIH National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease (NIH/NIDDK). Dr. Valentina Perissi will co-lead the Center with Dr. Andy Greenberg.
The Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center is funded by the NIH/NIDDK. BNORC is a consortium of institutions that includes Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Tufts University, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The Center’s Cores, Pilot and Feasibility Program and Enrichment programs promote inter- and multi-disciplinary research in nutrition and obesity. The Center’s Pilot and Feasibility Program has helped support many promising early career investigators who have gone on to exceptionally successful scientific careers.