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University of WashingtonDIRECTOR Alan Chait, MD - University of Washington NORC Website
ABOUTThe overall theme of the research supported by the University of Washington's NORC focuses on the role of nutrition in the etiology, prevention, and management of chronic disease. The center's research is based on four central themes:
RESEARCH CORESAdipose Tissue and Lipid Biology Core
The Adipose Tissue and Lipid Biology Core provides assistance for in vivo and in vitro studies of adipose tissue and lipid biology.
The Analytic Core provides cost-efficient, state-of-the-art nutritional assays and method development for metabolomics research.
Energy Balance and Glucose Metabolism Core
The Energy Balance and Glucose Metabolism Core offers assistance with measurements of body composition, energy balance and glucose metabolism for research involving rodents and specialized metabolic imaging capability for humans.