Nutrition Obesity Research Center

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The UNC Nutrition Obesity Research Center is one of 12 centers in the country funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases that is specifically designed to provide support and expertise to scientists studying the role of nutrition and obesity in public health.


Maya Styner, MD, unveils a new kind of study showing how a high-fat diet, exercise, and diabetes medications can change the insides of our bones >> Read More

Study in mice finds weight loss reduces progression of basal-like breast cancer >> Read More

Free biostatistics and clinical research support available for NORC research base members >> Read More



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Our productivity and effectiveness as a Center is measured in part by the citation of our grant in your published work. Please acknowledge National Institutes of Health grant DK056350 in all publications resulting from the use of our services.