Children's Nutrition Research Center

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Teresa Davis Lab

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Dr. Davis' research program focuses on identifying the mechanism by which nutrients, hormones, and growth factors regulate protein deposition in skeletal muscle during early postnatal life.

Kendal Hirschi Lab

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The Hirschi Lab studies both model systems biology in plants as well as translational research related to agricultural improvement.

Nancy Moran Lab

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The Moran Lab research program seeks to understand how dietary carotenoids impact human health. Carotenoids are a class of colorful orange, red, and yellow compounds found in fruits and vegetables.

Jeffrey Rosen Lab

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The Rosen Lab is focused on defining the mechanisms regulating normal mammary gland development in order to understand the alterations in breast cance with a specific interest in characterizing the role of Wnt and Fgf family members.

Robert Shulman Lab (Center for Pediatric Abdominal Pain Research)

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The Center for Pediatric Abdominal Pain Research, led by Dr. Robert Shulman, conducts research studies that are focused on abdominal pain in children that doesn't have a clear cause. 

Robert Waterland Lab

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Research in the Waterland Lab aims to understand how nutrition and other environmental influences during prenatal and early postnatal development affect individual susceptibility to various diseases later in life.

Yong Xu Lab

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The Xu Lab in interested in novel neural circuits, neurotransmitters and intra-neuronal signals that are critical for coordinated control of body weight, feeding behavior, and glucose balance.

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