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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. 

Memory Game Pilot Study

Memory Game Pilot Study

Study Purpose: The purpose of this research study is to test some newly-designed toys which will be used in future studies to learn about brain development in children. What participants will do:  You will bring your child to the lab for one session that will last...

Fructose-Liver Fat Study

Fructose-Liver Fat Study

May 4, 2018 – The purpose of this study is to identify genetic and dietary factors that affect the risk for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

Choline Status Study

Choline Status Study

December 1, 2017 – The purpose of this study is to determine which biomarkers in the blood most accurately reflect choline status. Choline is an important nutrient in human diet. Eligible participants will be compensated.

Children’s Health Study

Children’s Health Study

March 1, 2017 • Study Purpose: To identify genes and lifestyle factors that affect children’s health status and overall well-being.