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.

Member Heather Baer Receives Funding from Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute

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

Dr. Susana Rovira-Llopis Awarded BNORC Small Grant

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 Awarded NIH/NIDDK Supplement

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”.