The New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition, and Health (IFNH) hosted its second annual IFNH Research Day on November 4th. This effort, when all the units come together to present jointly, underscores the interdisciplinary approach of IFNH where the units work together to seek solutions to health problems in the social as well as the biological determinants of health. While the basic structure of […]
On November 8, the Rutgers Center for Lipid Research (RCLR) held its fifth annual symposium, with this year’s theme “Lipids in Health and Disease.” Chaired by George M. Carman, board of governors professor of food science and founding director of the RCLR, the symposium brought together an outstanding group of scientists outside and within the […]
The New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition, and Health (IFNH) hosted its first annual IFNH Research Day on November 1. While the IFNH centers have hosted independent conferences, symposiums and summits on state-of-the-art initiatives in their fields, this is the first time all the units have come together to present jointly. This effort underscores the […]
It’s no secret that excessive drinking is bad for your health. Now evidence indicates that it may even alter your DNA and lead to stronger alcohol cravings, according to a Rutgers study appearing in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. Researchers—led by Dipak K. Sarkar, distinguished professor and director of the endocrine program in the Department […]
On November 9, 2018 the Rutgers Center for Lipid Research (RCLR) held its fourth annual symposium, with this year’s theme “Lipid Diversity and Human Disease.” Chaired by Judith Storch, distinguished professor of nutritional sciences and George M. Carman, board of governors professor of food science and founding director of the Center, the symposium brought together […]
On May 2, Peter Gillies, founding director of the New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition, and Health (IFNH) presented a Nutritional Sciences Seminar, “Reflections on a Remarkable Journey: The Founding of the IFNH.” Josh Miller, chair of the Department of Nutritional Sciences, hosted the seminar and introduced Gillies who began his talk with an IFNH history quiz for the members of IFNH and School of Environmental and Biological Sciences faculty that attended.
On November 3, 2017, the Rutgers Center for Lipid Research hosted its annual symposium entitled “Lipid Biology and Disease.” It was a full-day symposium that showcased the best and the state-of-art research findings from world-renowned and rising faculty in the center. The focus of the symposium, organized by Grace Guo of the School of Pharmacy […]
Rutgers researchers shed light on key enzyme’s role in human health. George M. Carman, director of the Center and Board of Governors professor in the Department of Food Science, along with research assistant professor Gil-Soo Han, have found that the fat enzyme, known as phosphatidic acid phosphatase, plays a critical role in in making membrane […]