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Homegrown Scientists Working at the NCRC

The goal of many students when they graduate from high school is to get as far away from home as possible. Some students in Concord and Kannapolis, just outside of Charlotte, are finding that the best opportunity for careers in science is right in their own backyard at the NC Research Campus. Coming Home Grant […]

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Synergistic Effects of Human Milk Nutrients in the Support of Infant Recognition Memory: An Observational Study

Synergistic Effects of Human Milk Nutrients in the Support of Infant Recognition Memory: An Observational Study, Nutrients, November 3, 2015. Carol L. Cheatham and Kelly Will Sheppard. Nutrition Research Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA and Department of Psychology & Neuroscience, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, […]

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Genetic and epigenetic transgenerational implications related to omega-3 fatty acids. Part II: Maternal FADS2 rs174575 genotype and DNA methylation predict toddler cognitive performance

Genetic and epigenetic transgenerational implications related to omega-3 fatty acids. Part II: Maternal FADS2 rs174575 genotype and DNA methylation predict toddler cognitive performance, Nutrition Research, September 10, 2015, Carol L. Cheatham, Daniel S. Lupu, Mihai D. Niculescu UNC Chapel Hill Abstract Maternal transfer of fatty acids is important to fetal brain development. The prenatal environment may differentially affect the substrates supporting […]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Welcomes President Obama’s America’s College Promise Proposal

  Contact: Paula Dibley, 704-903-2738 paula.dibley@rccc.edu SALISBURY, N.C. — Community colleges received a lot of attention last week with President Obama’s announcement to eliminate tuition for students in certain community college programs. Rowan-Cabarrus Community College was pleased to learn of increased attention on community colleges and the emphasis on decreasing costs for students.   “I […]

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Mechanisms and correlates of a healthy brain: a commentary.

Mechanisms and correlates of a healthy brain: a commentary. Monogr Soc Res Child Dev. 2014 Dec, Cheatham CL. Abstract In this monograph, the message is that early inactivity and obesity lead to later chronic disease, and, as such, physical inactivity should be recognized as a public health crisis. Sedentary behavior, to some extent, serves a purpose in […]

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Carol L. Cheatham, Ph.D. presented with National TRIO Achiever’s Award

Carol L. Cheatham, Ph.D., an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology is one of 13 faculty members at the Nutrition Research Institute. Her research focuses on how nutrition can improve brain function. Specifically, her team studies the importance of nutrients for the development of memory and attention abilities. Dr. Cheatham got her start at […]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College STEM open house is April 11

  The Salisbury Post KANNAPOLIS — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College invites people of all ages to its third STEM Open House at its facility on the North Carolina Research Campus. On April 11, 2-5 p.m., the college will welcome the community to an interactive event showcasing its science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs. “Almost everything we […]

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Celebrate Nutrition and Science at the NCRC in April

NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC. March 27, 2014)- Moms, Dads, kids and science lovers of all ages, April is the month to visit the North Carolina Research to enjoy free events headlining everything from personalized nutrition to STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). Tuesdays, April 1, 8 and 22, the UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research […]

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UNC’s lab at N.C. Research Campus to host free seminars in Kannapolis

Salisbury Post March 7, 2014 KANNAPOLIS ­— Join the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute for the 2014 Appetite for Life Academy New Frontiers in Research series. Each seminar is free and will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays in the events room of the David H. Murdock Core Laboratory […]

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Omega-3 intake linked to higher cognition in infants, toddlers and young children

YottaFire Carol L. Cheatham, PhD, developmental cognitive neuroscientist with the UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) at the NC Research Campus, has research findings that prove just how critical fatty acids are to the cognitive development and cognitive functioning of infants, toddlers and young children. A study on the effect of the ratio of […]

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Omega-3 Intake Linked to Higher Cognition in Children

YottaFire Carol L. Cheatham, PhD, developmental cognitive neuroscientist with the UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) at the NC Research Campus, has research findings that prove just how critical fatty acids are to the cognitive development and cognitive functioning of infants, toddlers and young children. A study on the effect of the ratio of […]

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Omega-3 intake linked to higher cognition in infants, toddlers and young children

Medical Press Carol L. Cheatham, PhD, developmental cognitive neuroscientist with the UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) at the NC Research Campus, has research findings that prove just how critical fatty acids are to the cognitive development and cognitive functioning of infants, toddlers and young children. A study on the effect of the ratio […]

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Infants to Teens Impacted by Genetics, Nutrition and Exercise

NCRC News Scientists at the NC Research Campus are exploring areas of genetics, nutrition and human performance that impact brain development, risk factors for disease and the overall health of infants, toddlers, young children and teenagers.   Omega-3 Intake Linked to Higher Cognition in Infants, Toddlers and Young Children Carol L. Cheatham, PhD, developmental cognitive […]

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Preventing Disease and Improving Health Starts Early In Life

Disease prevention and good health is not a goal just for adults. NC Research Campus scientists are contributing scientific findings that show a a lifetime of good health starts as early as infancy with a mother’s diet and her genotype playing a critical role. As a child grows, their eating habits and activity level determine their risk for […]

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Local study seeks to find out if eating blueberries slows memory loss

Salisbury Post KANNAPOLIS — Researchers at the Cheatham Nutrition and Cognition Lab are currently recruiting participants for the B. E. R. R. Y. study. Fact Box What: B.E.R.R.Y. study, stands for Blueberries: Exciting Research Relevant to You. Who: Individuals who are age 65 to 79, beginning to experience mild memory decline and have not been […]

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NC Research Campus study shows blueberries may slow effects of mild memory loss

By: Jenna Barnes, TWC News NC Research Campus study shows blueberries may slow effects of mild memory loss KANNAPOLIS — Blueberries might be a key ingredient to keeping the mind sharp. Psychologists at the North Carolina Research Campus think the fruit can slow the effects of mild memory loss. “Blueberries have an active ingredient in […]

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NC Research Campus study shows blueberries may slow effects of mild memory loss

By: Jenna Barnes, News 14 Carolina TWC News: NC Research Campus study shows blueberries may slow effects of mild memory loss KANNAPOLIS — Blueberries might be a key ingredient to keeping the mind sharp. Psychologists at the North Carolina Research Campus think the fruit can slow the effects of mild memory loss. “Blueberries have an […]

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Blueberries and Your Mind

Carol L. Cheatham, PhD, a developmental cognitive neuroscientist and an assistant professor of psychology at UNC Chapel Hill and the UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute, is leading the B.E.R.R.Y Study, which stands for Blueberries: Exciting Research Relevant to You. The study is enrolling 65 to 79 year olds who are just beginning to experience memory issues but […]

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Frontiers in Nutrition series comes to Kannapolis in April

  The Salisbury Post KANNAPOLIS — The UNC-Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute will present several nutrition-science seminars in April. The Frontiers in Nutrition series brings in leading experts to present their research in sessions “designed to help people eat better and live healthier lives,” according to information provided by the Research Institute. The seminars will […]

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Does an apple a day keep the cardiologist away?

KANNAPOLIS – “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” The UNC Nutrition Research Institute is reminding us that these words of Hippocrates are still relevant. Recently, Sheau Ching Chai, a researcher in the Cheatham Nutrition and Cognition Lab at the NRI, spoke about “functional foods” that can help prevent or reduce the […]

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Cheatham Lab Enrolling for the B.E.R.R.Y Study

If you are 65 to 79 years old and beginning to experience mild memory decline but have not been diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, the Cheatham Nutrition and Cognition Lab of the UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute is enrolling for a studying examining blueberries and cognitive ability. For information or to enroll, visit […]

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LCPUFA supplementation in infancy reduces heart rate and affects distribution of attention

Colombo, J., Carlson, S.E., Cheatham, C.L., Fitzgerald-Gustafson, K.M., Kepler, A., Schmeidler, T. (2011)LCPUFA supplementation in infancy reduces heart rate and affects distribution of attention. Pediatric Research,70, 1-5. Abstract A double-blind, randomized, controlled, parallel-group prospective trial was conducted to determine whether a dose-response existed for four different levels of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) supplementation on the cognitive […]

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Declarative memory in abused and neglected infants

Cheatham, C.L., Larkina, M., Bauer, P.J., Toth, S., Cicchetti, D. (2010)Declarative memory in abused and neglected infants.Advances in Child Development and Behavior, Volume 38 -Varieties of Early Experience: Implications for the Development of Declarative Memory in Infancy (pp. 161-182). London, U.K.: Elsevier. Abstract To summarize, all children interacted with the experimenter and actively participated in […]

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The development of declarative memory in infants born preterm

Cheatham, C. L., Sesma, H. W., & Georgieff, M. K. (2010)The development of declarative memory in infants born preterm.In P.J. Bauer (Ed.), Advances in Child Development and Behavior, Volume 38 -Varieties of Early Experience: Implications for the Development of Declarative Memory in Infancy(pp. 111-135). London, U.K.: Elsevier.

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