The Obesity and Metabolism Laboratory is focused on understanding the mechanisms that cause obesity and obesity-related complications. By understanding the basis of obesity we are interested in developing strategies to ameliorate obesity and its complications.
Obesity Metabolism Research Lab
Alexandra Simas, a doctoral student at the Friedman School, is no novice at making connections between diet and disease. Her first patient was, well, herself.
Three students in Friedman's Biochemical and Molecular Nutrition graduate program, as well as three HNRCA-affiliated Friedman professors received honors at this year's Experimental Biology meeting.
I am a PhD candidate in the Biochemical and Molecular Nutrition program (BMN) at the Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.
ChildObesity180’s Unique Approach
From the start, ChildObesity180’s approach to addressing the epidemic has been unique: combine rigorous research and evaluation, innovative strategies, multi-sector collaboration, and eventual widespread promulgation of evidence-based practices.