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NRI nutrition research starts in the laboratory then, sometimes, moves into clinical trials. These studies rely on people who volunteer to be a part of scientific discovery to find new ways to detect, treat or even prevent disease. At the NRI, research focuses on the intersection of nutrition and genetics and, therefore, each clinical study has different requirements. So check the opportunities below to see if you are eligible. When you participate in a clinical trial you provide opportunity to researchers and hope to so many people worldwide. Participants typically receive a monetary reward for completing a research study. 
Beverage Study

Beverage Study

April 13, 2015 • Be a taste tester in a research study! We are exploring the relationship between a body’s energy process and the flavor and calorie content of beverages. Get paid up to $375 for completing the study. All participants will receive $25 for the initial screening.

To enroll or to learn if you would qualify for this study, please call us at 704-250-5035, send an email to beverage_study@unc.edu.

Yoga Study

Yoga Study

Your Help is Needed! The Cheatham Nutrition and Cognition Laboratory is inviting individuals who are age 30 to 39, and have either NEVER taken a yoga class or have consistently practiced yoga at least 3-5 times a week for at least 5 years.  This study aims to look at...
Seeking Participants for Male Fertility Study

Seeking Participants for Male Fertility Study

The NRI is recruiting men between the ages of 18 and 60 to participate in this research study to determine if taking a dietary supplement (betaine) will impact male infertility. You will be paid for your time.