Paving New Paths to Choline

Paving New Paths to Choline

By Olivia Rivera June 15th, 2021 Health UNC Nutrition Research Institute assistant professor Isis Trujillo studies choline, an essential nutrient that is critical for brain development in the womb. A former postdoctoral researcher, she now runs her own lab and is...

The Greatest Minds in Nutrition Call the NRI Home

The nation’s top researchers in science and health met from June 7-10 for Nutrition Live Online 2021, the American Society for Nutrition’s flagship conference. #NutritionLiveOnline brought together the greatest minds in nutrition – including Nutrition Research...
Con-grad-u-lations, Julie Hasken!

Con-grad-u-lations, Julie Hasken!

Congratulations to Julie Hasken, the Nutrition Research Institute’s newest PhD! Julie earned her doctorate from the UNC Chapel Hill Department of Nutrition in 2021 and is now a postdoctoral research associate with Dr. Philip May. Julie joined the NRI in 2012 as a...
A legacy of precision nutrition

A legacy of precision nutrition

By Amanda Wicks University Communications UNC-Chapel Hill Image by Robert Singh Photography   Dr. Steven Zeisel will be stepping down as the UNC Nutrition Research Institute’s director after 13 years, but he leaves behind a legacy that has helped shape a more...