Announcements


Postdoctoral Fellowships in Metabolism, Endocrinology and Obesity at the Boston University School of Medicine

BNORC Annual Meeting
Congratulations to our
Poster Award Recipients!

BNORC Travel Scholarship Awardees Announced


Adipose and Metabolic Study Group Seminar:

Julia Xu, Ph.D.
Instructor in Medicine, Department of Medicine, Diabetes Unit, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Nutrition and Weight Management, Boston University Medical Center

“Insulin sensitive and resistant obesity in humans: bariatric surgery and AMPK”

Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 10-11am
Location: 650 Albany St., 7th Floor, Room 714, Boston University Medical Campus

Coffee and light refreshments will be served. Parking is available in the garage located at 710 Albany Street.
Please contact Donna Gibson at dgibson@bu.edu for additional information.


RFI - Stimulating Peripheral Activity to Relieve Conditions (SPARC)

The Common Fund SPARC program aims to provide the scientific foundation required to catalyze the development of new and/or more efficacious therapies utilizing closed-loop neuromodulation to modulate end-organ system function. To this end, three Requests for Information seeking input from the biomedical research community, potential biotechnology and pharmaceutical company partners, and other members of the public on this new program have been issued. Read more at the NIH.


ICFSR 2015


International Conference on Frailty & Sarcopenia Research

Thursday - Saturday, April 23-25, 2015 Boston, MA

Call for abstracts: Symposium, oral communication, poster submission deadline: November 18, 2014

More info and Registration at: www.icfsr.com












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http://www.norccentral.org

Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center

The Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center (BNORC), funded by the National Institutes of Health, NIDDK, is a consortium of institutions -- BMC, Tufts Medical Center and the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, the Harvard School of Public Health, and three Harvard Hospitals, the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Our Cores, Pilot and Feasibility Program and annual programs, retreat, seminars and workshops promote inter- and multi-disciplinary research in nutrition and obesity.

Our Center is organized to address four cross-cutting themes that respresent key gaps in understanding the relationship between nutrition and health, and the pathogenesis of obesity and its associated metabolic diseases.

Key areas of nutrition and obesity research across these themes are facilitated and fostered by BNORC Cores:






The Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center is administratively based at Boston Medical Center and is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH/NIDDK) grant 2P30DK046200. All publications resulting from the utilization of BNORC resources are required to cite this grant in their NIH Funding Acknowledgement and must comply with NIH Public Access Policy.