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Administrative Core

The four major goals of the Administrative Core of the Colorado NORC are: To maintain a strong, cohesive...

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Clinical Intervention and Translation Core

The Clinical Intervention and Translation (CIT) Core provides NORC members assistance with clinical research studies involving modification of...

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Energy Balance Assessment Core

The Energy Balance Assessment Core (EBAC) has been an integral component of the University of Colorado NORC since...

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Molecular and Cellular Analytical Core

The overall aim of the Molecular and Cellular Analytical (MCA) core is to support the investigation of human...

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Welcome to the Nutrition Obesity Research Center at the University of Colorado

Research Aims: The major goal is to create an environment in which researchers are able to work together to conduct high-quality research in nutrition and obesity. The NORC helps create that environment by facilitating interaction and collaboration among investigators working at different levels of basic and clinical investigation, from gene to cell to organ to animal model to human to clinical to community intervention.

  • Activities & Services
    • Clinical Intervention and Translation Core
    • Energy Balance Assessment Core
    • Molecular and Cellular Analytical Core
    • Administrative Core
    • Enrichment Program
  • Visit the centralized NORC website  for detailed information about the 11 NORCs, including research resources, and services available to the broader research community.
  • The NORC program supports 11 Centers providing research infrastructure, including research services, enrichment programs, and collaborative activities, at academic/medical institutions throughout the U.S. The goal of the program is to foster interdisciplinary basic, clinical, and public health research. Center programs are expected to bring together established and new investigators who are actively conducting high-quality research programs related to common nutritional sciences and/or obesity theme(s). NORCs are aimed at improving the quality and multidisciplinary nature of research in nutritional sciences and/or obesity by providing shared access to specialized technical resources and expertise. The NORC program ultimately strengthens and provides cost-effective research resources to multidisciplinary groups at institutions with an established, comprehensive research base in nutritional sciences and/or obesity and related research topics.

As a reminder, please acknowledge support from the CU Nutrition Obesity Research Center in your publications by citing NIDDK Grant Number DK048520. Example: “The project described was supported by NIDDK Grant Number DK048520. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH”