Alice Meng Received BNORC Travel Award
Alice Meng has received a travel award to attend the Keystone Symposia on Neuronal Control of Appetite in March 2022. Alice is a graduate student in the Tufts University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and is mentored by Dr. Maribel Rios.
Raziel Rojas-Rodriguez Receives BNORC Travel Award
Raziel Rojas-Rodriguez, PhD at Tufts University / Tufts Medical Center has received a BNORC travel award to attend the Keystone Symposia: Adipose Tissue and Metabolic Health in February 2022. Dr. Rojas-Rodriguez is a 2nd year postdoctoral fellow co-mentored by Dr. Andrew Greenberg (Tufts University) and Dr. Patrick Catalano at Tufts Medical Center.
Rachel Essner Receives BNORC Travel Award
Rachel Essner, a fourth year Ph.D. candidate in the Program in Neuroscience at Harvard University has received a BNORC travel award to attend the Keystone Symposia on Neuronal Control of Appetite in March 2022. Rachel is completing her dissertation research in Dr. Mark Andermann’s lab at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Pilot and Feasibility Funding Awarded to Dr. Danielle Haslam
Danielle Haslam, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Brigham and Women’s Hospital has received a BNORC Pilot and Feasibility funding for her project “Multi-omic signatures of sugar and artificially-sweetened beverages and changes in body weight”. The project has been initially funded for 12-months beginning July 1, 2021.
Pilot and Feasibility Funding Awarded to Dr. Natalia Machado
Natalia Machado, MS, PhD, Staff Scientist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Instructor in Neurology, Harvard Medical School recently received BNORC Pilot and Feasibility funding for her project “A master switch in the regulation of body temperature and metabolic rate”. The project has been initially funded for 12-months beginning July 1, 2021.
Dr. JoAnn Manson the Recipient of the American Heart Association’s Research Achievement Award
JoAnn E. Manson, MD, MPH, DrPH, Chief of the Division of Preventive Medicine, received the American Heart Association’s (AHA’s) 2020 Research Achievement Award at the AHA’s annual Scientific Sessions on November 14, 2020 for outstanding career contributions to cardiovascular research. Described as “one of AHA’s most distinguished and historic honors”, the Research Achievement Award recognized […]
Dr. Caroline Apovian selected as 2020 Distinguished Leader in Obesity Medicine
The American Board of Obesity Medicine has selected Dr. Caroline Apovian, Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine as the 2020 Distinguished Leader in Obesity Medicine. Dr. Apovian currently serves as Co-Director and Co-PI of BNORC, as well as the Director of the Nutrition and Weight Management Center and Fellowship Program […]