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Our research not only influences the scientific community, but the general public as well. We strive to share our discoveries with everyone. Read some of our latest articles on what is happening at the Nutrition Research Institute.

Keep the Fireworks Going: NRI Student Success is Explosive!

This summer, NRI students continue to shine bright and have been recognized for their endeavors both on the University level and nationally! Congratulations to Halle Fogle, an incoming graduate student in the Sergey Krupenko Lab. Halle recently received a UNC Gillings...

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!

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...

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