Dr. Heather Baer, member and Pilot and Feasibility investigator (2011-2013) has received notice that her project “Implementation of an Online Weight Management Program in Clinical and Community Settings” will be funded by the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute. Please see the announcement. https://www.pcori.org/research-results/2021/implementation-online-weight-management-program-clinical-and-community
Lidia Minguez-Alarcon, PhD, MPH, Lecturer, Channing Division of Network, Brigham and Women’s Hospital has received a BNORC Pilot and Feasibility funding for a project entitled “Diet, ovarian reserve and cardiometabolic health”. The project has been initially funded for 12-months beginning July 1, 2021.
Clemens Wittenbecher, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Nutrition at Harvard TH Chan SPH has received a BNORC Pilot and Feasibility funding for a project entitled “Metabolomics profiles’ 10-year changes linking diet, obesity and genetics to subsequent T2D risk”. The project has been initially funded for 12-months beginning July 1, 2021.
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.
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. Susana Rovira-Llopis, Postdoctoral Fellow at Joslin Diabetes Center has received a BNORC 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 […]
Dr. Melanie Schorr Haines, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and BNORC Pilot Investigator received an NIH/NIDDK Supplement (5 K23 DK115903-04S1) for her project entitled “Relative Sarcopenia and Cardiometabolic Risk in Young Adults with Obesity”.
Andrew Lutas, PhD, Instructor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has received pilot and feasibility funding for his project “Peptidergic control of the motivation to eat via presynaptic modulation”. This study will determine the feasibility of recording neuropeptide-evoked intracellular signals in mice actively seeking food and whether manipulating specific intracellular signals can suppress cue-triggered […]
Hassan Dashti, PhD, RD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Center for Genomic Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital has received pilot and feasibility funding for his project “Phenome-wide interactions between obesity genetic risk and lifestyle traits in an electronic health record biobank”. This study will test the hypothesis that phenomewide interaction scans of electronic health record biobanks […]
BNORC has awarded continued (Year 2) funding to Dong Wang, ScD, Associate Scientist, Channing Division of Network Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, for his pilot project “Mediterranean Diet, Gut Microbiome and Cardiac Structure and Function”. Click here to read more about funded investigators.