NRI nutrition research starts in the laboratory then, sometimes, moves into clinical trials. These studies rely on people who volunteer to be a part of scientific discovery to find new ways to detect, treat or even prevent disease. At the NRI, research focuses on the intersection of nutrition and genetics and, therefore, each clinical study has different requirements. So check the opportunities below to see if you are eligible. When you participate in a clinical trial you provide opportunity to researchers and hope to so many people worldwide. Participants typically receive a monetary reward for completing a research study. 

Fish Oil Supplement Study

Study Purpose: To evaluate the effect of a fish oil supplement on human health. We are recruiting: Adults age 18-80 to participate in a supplement study for 12 weeks. Note: If you smoke, are pregnant or breastfeeding, are allergic to fish, or take medication for...

Infant Cognition and Nutrition Study

Study Purpose: To show how nutrition helps babies grow and learn. Recruiting 18 to 35 year-old women who are •   pregnant and plan to breastfeed •   breastfeeding babies younger than 3 months of age   Participation Includes: •   a 3-month diet intervention...

Fructose-Liver Fat Study

May 4, 2018 – The purpose of this study is to identify genetic and dietary factors that affect the risk for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

Children’s Health Study

March 1, 2017 • Study Purpose: To identify genes and lifestyle factors that affect children’s health status and overall well-being.