I13270—Nutrition Obesity Research Center

Contact:

Mentor/Principal InvestigatorDavid B. Allison, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor & Associate Dean for Science, School of Public Health and Director, Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC), Mailing address: RPHB 130A 1665 University Blvd., BIRMINGHAM AL 35294-0022  Telephone: (205) 975-9169 Fax: (205) 975-5484  E-mail: Dallison@uab.edu


Postdoctoral Fellowships in Obesity Research

Positions entail working collaboratively with an interdisciplinary group of scientists. The NORC studies virtually all aspects of obesity ranging from molecular biologists, physicians, psychologists, statisticians, physiologists, epidemiologist, and nutritionists. Individuals with a doctoral degree from any scientific field are eligible.

For more information on the the Nutrition Obesity Research Center, please visit our Website at http://www.norc.uab.edu/opportunities/post-doc

Postdocs in UAB News

  • Stephen Carter will attend the Experimental Biology Conference in late March to receive his award.Stephen J. Carter, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Human Studies and the Nutrition Obesity Research Center, has been awarded the American Physiological Society’s Environmental and Exercise Physiology (EEP) section Partnership for Clean Competition New Investigator Award. The award recognizes outstanding experimental research in environmental, exercise or thermal physiology by a postdoctoral fellow involving ergogenics and detection...

  • Poster sessions and guest lecturers celebrate Darwin’s legacy.To honor the 206th birthday of legendary evolutionary biologist Charles Darwin, the University of Alabama at Birmingham will host Darwin Day on Thursday, Feb. 12, and Friday, Feb. 13. The events will celebrate scientific research in evolutionary biology and other disciplines. “Charles Darwin’s great discovery, the principle of natural selection, is more relevant to science than ever before,” said Steven Austad, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Biology. “For...

UAB Research News

  • Previous research indicated six weeks of treatment improved hearing, but new findings published in the New England Journal of Medicine reveal six months is better.Babies treated for symptomatic cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection for six months, instead of the standard six weeks, have better hearing and developmental outcomes, according to a new study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. One in 150 babies will be born with CMV, and about one of every five of those children...

  • UAB is testing a tablet-based decision aid in hopes of improving outcomes for minority women with lupus and kidney diseaseJasvinder SinghResearchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham are enrolling patients for a study designed to help minority women with lupus nephritis make informed decisions on their treatment. The study is funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. The investigators have developed a computer tool called a decision aid to help doctors and their African-American and...