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.

Attend Appetite for Life

Be among the first to learn about cutting-edge NRI research! Through the Appetite for Life series, the NRI brings the latest scientific research down to earth in educational and interactive lectures, demonstrations, and events for the community to enjoy. Join our mailing list to hear about upcoming programs.

Participate in Research

Clinical research projects at the NRI rely on volunteers to participate in various studies. Participants not only help our scientists develop the field of precision nutrition, they also gain valuable insight about why the research is important. Sign up for our newsletter to learn about opportunities to become part of the NRI’s research studies.

Be Informed

SoundBites, the NRI’s newsletter, shares upcoming events, NRI news, and the latest nutrition research from some of the most respected names in the field. 

Make A Gift

By donating to the Nutrition Research Institute, your money targets the root of most American disease. Our scientists focus on how our genes respond to food so that soon medical practitioners will be able to guide people in their health from childhood through old age. Our critical research depends on the generosity of people like you.