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VIP 2022: Students Shine in NRI Summer Program

The NRI’s third annual Virtual Internship Program (VIP) concluded on July 7 with 18 high school students from around the country presenting their research on the nutrients of their choice. VIP is a virtual summer program that provides high school students interested...

The NRI is Growing

The NRI is constantly growing. It takes a diverse team with a wide range of expertise and experience to conduct research in precision nutrition. Our scientists, lab technicians, students, and administrative staff work together every day to discover how differences in...

Kathleen Walter Wins Poster Award at Alzheimer’s Symposium

Kathleen Walter, PhD, research fellow in the Mooney Lab at the NRI, has won Best Poster Presentation for basic/translational science at the first Symposium for Learning about Alzheimer’s disease-related Medical research at Duke University and UNC-Chapel Hill...

The Lifespan Impact of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) encompass a range of behavioral, cognitive, and physiological impairments that result from prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE). FASD is usually diagnosed in early childhood, but while these impairments persist into adulthood,...

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