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Combating Pneumonia with vitamin E

The Nutritional Immunology Lab recently published a paper in “The Journal of Immunology” showing that extra vitamin E protected older mice from a bacterial infection that commonly causes pneumonia.

Folate and breast cancer risk

New findings from the Vitamins and Carcinogenesis Lab on the effects of alcohol consumption on breast folate levels and increased breast cancer risk published in the journal “Carcinogenesis”

Monday Seminar Series

See the full Spring2015 schedule and videos of past speakers!

Fighting Epidemics with Food

Director of the HNRCA and Nutritional Immunology Lab Director,  Dr. Simin Meydani shares her thoughts on keeping outbreaks like Ebola in check with better nutrition.

New evidence that dietary lycopene may prevent liver cancer

Evidence that dietary lycopene may prevent high fat diet-promoted liver cancer incidence, recently published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research

2013 Annual Report

Read about some of our research and accomplishments from last year in our 2013 Annual Report.

Training Your Brain to Prefer Healthy Foods

It may be possible to train the brain to prefer healthy low-calorie foods over unhealthy higher-calorie foods, according to new research from the Energy Metabolism Lab.

Volunteers for research studies

We invite people of all ages and backgrounds to participate in exciting nutrition research studies being conducted here at the HNRCA. Learn more about being involved and our current studies…