Steven H. Zeisel

“Put Your Best Fork Forward” at Events Sponsored by NCRC Partners

March 02, 2017

  Programs offered by experts at the NC Research Campus help people “Put their Best Fork Forward” in March during National Nutrition Month. Kannapolis, NC – “Put Your Best Fork Forward” is the theme of this year’s National Nutrition Month celebration. Sponsored annually in March by The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, this year’s theme is […]

Altered methylation of specific DNA loci in the liver of Bhmt-null mice results in repression of Iqgap2 and F2rl2 and is associated with development of preneoplastic foci

February 16, 2017

Daniel S. Lupu, Luz D. Orozco, Ying Wang, John M. Cullen, Matteo Pellegrini and Steven H. Zeisel (2017). Altered methylation of specific DNA loci in the liver of Bhmt-null mice results in repression of Iqgap2 and F2rl2 and is associated with development of preneoplastic foci. The FASEB Journal 31(2). Author Affiliations Department of Nutrition, Nutrition Research […]

Bonsai- Artistry for the Family to Enjoy this Holiday Season

November 21, 2016

The annual Winter Silhouette Bonsai Expo returns to the NC Research Campus Saturday, December 3 and Sunday, December 4.  The free event offers families an opportunity to relax and enjoy the artistry of bonsai before the holiday season kicks into high gear. Organized by bonsai artist Steven Zeisel, MD, PhD, director of the UNC Nutrition […]

Nutrition Research Institute Shows Choline Is Essential To A Normal Diet

October 28, 2016

Read the original University of North Carolina article by Phillip Ramati here. Though it’s present in a variety of foods and an essential part of a person’s diet, many people may not have heard of the nutrient choline. Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Nutrition Research Institute, located at the NC Research […]

The 7 Best Supplements For Men

October 13, 2016

Read the original article from trueviralnews.com.             Choline Choline repairs DNA and supports brain function. A deficiency can raise your risk of liver damage and even liver cancer, says Steven Zeisel, M.D., Ph.D., director of the UNC Nutrition Research Institute. In one study, people who ate the most choline cut […]

UNC Nutrition Research Institute Welcomes Renowned Scientist Susan Smith

July 01, 2016

Susan Smith, Ph.D., joined the UNC Nutrition Research Institute this month. She is an internally recognized expert in the field of nutritional affects on the risk for birth defects.  The UNC Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) welcomes Susan Smith, Ph.D., who joins the research facility’s roster of scientists this month. Dr. Smith is an internationally recognized […]

Pregnancy, Drinking and Diet: Researchers Urge Women to Consider Their “Whole Health” when Pregnant 

February 08, 2016

Scientists at the UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute are developing a “whole health” message for pregnant mothers emphasizing evidence-based, nutritional research that empowers them to make their own decisions on everything from drinking to dietary choices. Don’t eat this. Don’t drink that. In the face of recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) […]

New Assay Can Improve Health Appeal of Antioxidant-based Products

January 22, 2016

The UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute at the NC Research Campus developed a new and more reliable method to measure antioxidant capacity. The assay is available to companies investing in antioxidants to improve the health appeal of their products.    The global market for natural antioxidants is a multi-million dollar industry today, but by […]

Bonsai show bares all for winter Dec 5 & 6

November 25, 2015

By Lisa Thornton Read the original article in the Charlotte Observer With bonsai – the art of growing dwarfed ornamental trees – old age, or at least the appearance of it, is the gold standard of beauty. Those interested in the hobby will get the chance to see how that’s achieved during the Winter Silhouette […]

UNC Human Research Core Invites Nutrigenomic Research to NCRC

November 11, 2015

The UNC Nutrition Research Institute’s Human Research Core is open for business to researchers on and off the NC Reserch Campus, especially those interested in nutrigenomic studies. By Kara Marker, NC Research Campus Marketing Intern Even though hundreds of study participants and numerous researchers have taken advantage of the Human Research Core in the UNC […]

Choline supplementation in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

October 07, 2015

Choline supplementation in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, Am J Clin Nutr. 2015 Oct 7, Wozniak JR1, Fuglestad AJ2, Eckerle JK3, Fink BA2, Hoecker HL4, Boys CJ3, Radke JP5, Kroupina MG3, Miller NC3, Brearley AM6, Zeisel SH7, Georgieff MK3. 1Department of Psychiatry, jwozniak@umn.edu. 2Department of Psychiatry. 3Department of Pediatrics, and. 4School […]

Study: Fruits, vegetables help improve internal protection system

October 04, 2015

By Josh Bergeron Read the original article in the Salilsbury Post. KANNAPOLIS — Try eating the skin of an avocado. It’s good for you, according to a North Carolina Research Campus study. A recently published, joint study by the University of North Carolina and Dole Foods at the North Carolina Research Campus used various fruit and vegetable […]

New Study Shows How Phytochemicals Build Natural Defenses against Free Radicals

September 14, 2015

A new study from scientists at the NC Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, NC, found that certain phytochemicals build natural, cellular defenses against damaging free radicals and reactive oxygen species dispelling other popular theories of how some antioxidants work. A collaborative study by scientists at the UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) and the […]

The NCRC Is Changing the Landscape of Health Care

September 14, 2015

As written for Cabarrus Magazine. Learn more about how the NCRC is changing the landscape of health care in our latest edition of Bioactive Magazine and by watching our latest video on Individualizing Health Care. From the community to the clinic, the NC Research Campus (NCRC) is changing the landscape of healthcare from reactive and treatment-centered to […]

Genotype, B-vitamin status, and androgens affect space flight–induced ophthalmic changes

August 27, 2015

Genotype, B-vitamin status, and androgens affect space flight–induced ophthalmic changes. FASEB J. 2015 Aug 27, Zwart SR1, Gregory JF1, Zeisel SH1, Gibson CR1, Mader TH2, Kinchen JM1, Ueland PM1, Ploutz-Snyder R1, Heer MA1, Smith SM2. Author Affiliations 1*Division of Space Life Sciences, Universities Space Research Association, Houston, Texas, USA; Food Science and Human Nutrition, Institute of Food […]

UNC wants to buy downtown Kannapolis apartments for $500K

August 24, 2015

By Michael Knox | mknox@independenttribune.com KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — The UNC Nutrition Institute has approached the City of Kannapolis about purchasing apartments that sit over the downtown Kannapolis stores to have a place for students to stay when they are in town working at the North Carolina Research Campus. The Kannapolis City Council will discuss the […]

What rivalry? Duke, UNC Collaboration at North Carolina Research Campus

August 20, 2015

By Emily Ford, MURDOCK Study MURDOCK Study samples in collaboration with UNC Nutrition Research Institute help scientists with male fertility study.  It took Summer Goodson, PhD, nearly a year to find six men genetically qualified to participate in a sperm function study at the UNC Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) in Kannapolis. Male fertility is still a […]

Extracts of Fruits and Vegetables Activate the Antioxidant Response Element in IMR-32 Cells

July 29, 2015

Extracts of Fruits and Vegetables Activate the Antioxidant Response Element in IMR-32 Cells, J Nutr. 2015 Jul 29, Orena S1, Owen J1, Jin F2, Fabian M2, Gillitt ND2, Zeisel SH3. 1University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute, Kannapolis, NC; 2Dole Nutrition Research Laboratory, Kannapolis, NC; and. 3University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Nutrition […]