Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center


The Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center’s research, resources, enrichment program and infrastructure are organized into five Cores, unified around key topics in nutrition and obesity research.

BNORC is a consortium of senior investigators, early career investigators and trainees from academic institutions and medical centers in Boston and the greater New England area.

About Us


BNORC is organized to address cross-cutting themes that represent key gaps in understanding the relationship between nutrition and health, and the pathogenesis of obesity and its associated metabolic diseases.

BNORC News and Announcements

Harvard Nutrition T32 Training Grant

The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard Medical School are actively recruiting for an open post doc position on their Nutrition Training Grant funded by the NIH.  Our program provides training in four key areas: Nutritional Biochemistry/Genomics/Metabolomics/Microbiome, Human/Clinical/Global Nutrition, Nutritional Epidemiology, and Public Health Nutrition.  Our overall goal is to incorporate concepts, […]

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Dr. Frankie Heyward Receives BNORC Pilot & Feasibility Award

Dr. Frankie Heyward, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Evan Rosen Lab in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has received a Pilot and Feasibility award for his project entitled “Determining the Direct Transcriptional Targets of IRF3 in AgRP Neurons”.  This project seeks to optimize and ultimately harness CUT&RUN, a low-input alternative to ChIP-seq, […]

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