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Take advantage of the many opportunities to get involved with the UNC Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) and help us become the world’s premier institute for scientific discovery: make a gift, attend an Appetite for Life event, or participate in our research.
As scientists, physicians, and healthcare practitioners better understand nutritional individuality, they will be able to enhance human health, improve brain development, and more effectively treat diseases like obesity, cancer, and diabetes. Be part of our team!
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
NC Research Campus
In collaboration with Johnson & Wales University, we are pleased to present a very special event at the JWU campus in Center City Charlotte. Peter Reinhart, Chef on Assignment, will team with NRI nutrition expert Itzel Vazquez-Vidal, Ph.D., to demonstrate delicious, healthy cooking while sharing tips for consuming a balanced, nutritious diet. Sign up to attend today.
Do you have an infant who is healthy and 3 months old or younger?
Researchers at the UNC at Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) are seeking babies for a research study of nutrition and how it affects memory and learning abilities in the first year of life.
- African American mothers
- Must be 18 years or older
- With two or more children between ages 5-10
- Mothers may or may not have had pregnancy complications