Isis Trujillo-Gonzalez, PhD

Assistant Professor of Nutrition

Isis Trujillo-Gonzalez, PhD is a Research Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Nutrition Research Institute (NRI). Her research is focused on mechanisms linking choline status and neurodevelopment in health and disease states. She joined the NRI in 2015 to conduct her postdoctoral research under Steve Zeisel mentoring. She earned her PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).

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Precision Nutrition is Essential

In 2008, the UNC Nutrition Research Institute opened its doors with just two faculty members and nine staff. Established as an institute in the Nutrition department of the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the...

NRI-Hosted Symposium on Future Directions in Choline

First established as an essential nutrient in 1998, choline is a nutrient with critical roles in the health and development of the brain, liver, and more. The past 25 years have seen significant advances in the choline field, however, the question remains: What’s...

Back-to-School Breakfast Ideas

It’s back-to-school season! Mornings can be difficult when you're trying to get your kids off to school. Finding a healthy breakfast to start your child's day off right isn't always easy. We're here to help. These breakfasts are not only filling, they are nutritious....