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... More
Dr. Hassan Dashti, Instructor at Massachusetts General Hospital received a BNORC Pilot and Feasibility award in 2021 for his project entitled “Phenome-wide interactions between obesity genetic risk and lifestyle traits in an electronic health record biobank”. The project has resulted in a 2022 publication in BMC Medicine. Among patients in a... More
Dr. Benjamin Bikman, Associate Professor in the Department of Cell Biology and Physiology at Brigham Young University, will present today at the next virtual Adipose Seminar. His talk, entitled “Insulin vs. Ketones: the Battle for Brown Fat” will take place virtually on Tuesday, January 11, at 10:00AM. Email email@example.com for... More
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, 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... More
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... More
POSTPONED - new date TBA Zoom Only (no-person option) Presenter: Salima F. Taylor MS; PhD Candidate, Food and Nutrition Policy and Programs at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy (she series). Article Title: Association between gestational PFAS exposure and Children's adiposity in a diverse population Author/Journal: Michael S. Bloom et al. More
Ms. Olivia Weinstein, Culinary Nutrition Director of the Teaching Kitchen at Boston Medical Center (BMC) has joined BNORC as an associate member. The Teaching Kitchen at BMC aims to provide patients with medically and culturally appropriate food from their Preventive Food Pantry, fresh produce from their Roof Top Farm and... More
The Annual BNORC Symposium is on Friday, December 10 from 9:00AM-12:15PM. See below for more information and click here to join the symposium.
Dr. Andrea Galmozzi, Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, will present at the next virtual Adipose Seminar. His talk, entitled “Exploring Adipocyte Physiology Using Chemoproteomics Methods” will take place virtually on Tuesday, December 14, at 10:00AM. Registration for... More