Nutrition Obesity Research Center

The Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) is an NIH-funded, university-wide interdisciplinary research center established to foster a multidisciplinary approach to basic, clinical, and translational research and research training with an emphasis on understanding the causal factors underlying nutrition and obesity-related health problems and the generation and evaluation of evidence on their consequences, prevention, and alleviation.

The NORC comprises 159 investigators from 58 academic units, with total direct funding of $56 million for nutrition/obesity research. The NORC is composed of four research core facilities, a pilot/feasibility program, and an enrichment program.

Please be reminded to acknowledge support from the UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center in your publications by citing NIDDK grant # DK056336; such as, "The project described was supported by Award Number P30DK056336 from the National Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases or the National Institutes of Health."