We lead the field of Precision Nutrition research by applying advanced scientific methods for understanding individual requirements for and responses to nutrients.
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The UNC Nutrition Research Institute is pleased to welcome Nipun Saini, PhD, to its faculty. Previously, Saini worked as a postdoctoral research associate in the Smith Lab. Saini worked in the Smith Lab for six years, helping the team advance in understanding the...
The future of personalized nutrition is in its emerging thinkers. At the NRI our postdoctoral fellows and doctoral students apply these qualities of curiosity, intellect and altruism to their quests to improve the health of humanity. Your gift to the Nutrition...
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Our vision is to use scientific discovery to ensure optimal health through individualized nutrition. To do this, we need your help! Many of our research studies rely on volunteers to help us learn how nutrition science works in differing people. Read through the opportunities to learn more here.
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The NRI is a center for precision nutrition training through programs for graduate and medical students, post-doctoral trainees, faculty, practicing physicians and other medical providers, registered dietitians, and industry professionals.
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