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Membership into the NORC research base is open to any UNC faculty member who is actively engaged in nutrition and/or obesity-related research supported by NORC services. Qualifications To qualify for membership, investigators must (1) have a nutrition and/or obesity research grant which has been peer-reviewed and funded by the NIH, CDC, NSF, or another large agency… Read more »

CHAI Core offers state of the art techniques and resources for the development of behavioral science interventions aimed at health promotion and disease prevention. About the CHAI Core CHAI Core (Communication for Health Applications and Interventions) is a one-stop shop for investigators looking to add value to their research studies in the areas of technology,… Read more »

The UNC Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) provides support and expertise to scientists studying the role of nutrition and obesity in public health. . Our 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 enhance the efficiency, productivity,… Read more »

  Please Cite the Grant. Our productivity and effectiveness as a Center is measured in part by the citation of the grant in your published work. Please use the following acknowledgement in your publications: Supported by National Institutes of Health Grant DK056350 to the UNC Nutrition Obesity Research Center.   Stay connected!      … Read more »

Concierge Home | Biostatistics | Clinical Research The Clinical Research Concierge provides assistance to (a) investigators with little or no clinical research experience and (b) for projects that may or may not have funding or a protocol in place for newly approved or in-progress clinical and translational research studies. Services Developing new study designs and reviewing… Read more »

Partners Home | Bioinformatics | Metabolomics Investigation and comparison of normal and abnormal metabolisms are critical for nutrition and obesity research. One of the approaches to studying metabolism is to conduct metabolomics and systems biology studies. Generally, researchers use two types of metabolomics methods, metabolic profiling and targeted metabolomics. Both methods usually generate complex data…. Read more »

The Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy Lab provides analysis that is used to determine the levels of arsenate, methylated and other organic forms of arsenic in solutions and/or matrices. Services include: Oxidation state-specific analysis of arsenic (aqueous solutions or simple biological matrices) Trivalent and pentavalent arsenic species in aqueous solutions or simple biological matrices (e.g., cell culture… Read more »

The Animal Metabolism Phenotyping Core provides contemporary phenotyping techniques for metabolism and energy balance in mouse models of nutrition and disease. The Animal Metabolism Phenotyping Core offers technical support and expertise for measuring traits related to metabolism in mouse models of obesity and nutritionally relevant disease. With locations in Chapel Hill and Kannapolis, the Core… Read more »

The Administrative Core is responsible for the overall business administration and daily management of the NORC. The Administrative Core sets the overall direction of the NORC and ensures optimal utilization of all Center resources. The Core provides scientific leadership, research oversight, budgetary management, and administrative support for the research center.  In addition to being the… Read more »