Sai Das Announced as Lead on New NIH Grant for HNRCA

Dr. Sai Das, Co-Director of BNORC’s Pilot and Feasibility Program, will lead the Tufts HNRCA’s newly funded $8.65 million project, the Clinical Center for NIH’s Nutrition for Precision Health: The All Of Us New England Research Collaborative. The HNRCA, in collaboration with local partners Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Boston Medical Center […]

Carbo Light Plan Cookbook

Dr. Barbara E. Corkey, previous Director and emeritus member of the Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center has released a cookbook, which is focused on quick and simple meals with decreased processed food.  The free cookbook is available online at:

Dr. Matthew Layne Named Assistant Dean for Research, Boston University

Source: Boston University School of Medicine, Office of the Dean Matthew Layne, PhD, Associate Professor of Biochemistry, was named Assistant Dean for Research for the Boston University School of Medicine. Dedicated to facilitating, monitoring and evaluating research experiences for medical students with the goal of expanding and enhancing student research opportunities at BUSM, Dr. Layne will report […]

Dr. Katya Ravid Named Inaugural Incumbent, Barbara E. Corkey Professor of Medicine

Source: Boston University School of Medicine Communications Center member Dr. Katya Ravid, Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine has been selected as the inaugural incumbent of the Barbara E. Corkey Professor of Medicine. Dr. Ravid’s research focuses on megakaryocyte and platelet biology. With the establishment of this Professorship, the Department of […]

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 […]