NIP Research

Almond Board of California awards Ravinder Nagpal grant to explore the effect of almonds on gut health

Dr. Ravinder Nagpal, assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology, was awarded a $177,000 research grant from the Almond Board of California through the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The award will fund research on the effect of almonds on gut health in people who are classified as overweight or obese. Almonds are […]

Ravinder Nagpal receives visiting professorship and research grant from the Yakult Probiotics Research Laboratory

Dr. Ravinder Nagpal, assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology, has been recognized as a visiting associate professor of the Yakult Probiotics Research Laboratory at the Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine in Tokyo, Japan. The affiliation comes along with a collaborative research grant of about $80,000 for a preclinical project studying […]

Following the beat: FSU researchers make headway into function of the heart

This article originally appeared here. An interdisciplinary team of researchers from Florida State University, University of Washington and The Ohio State University have discovered previously unknown chemical changes in a protein that contribute to a heart’s ability to function. The team published their findings in the journal eLife. “Our study examines the origins of heart failure […]

2022 Research Showcase Winners

On February 25, students from the departments of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology and Human Development & Family Science participated in the 2022 Research Showcase. The event spotlighted some of the most exciting research taking place at the College of Health and Human Sciences in two parts: the short oral presentation and the long oral presentation. […]

Dr. Claire Berryman Receives 5-Year, $2.25 Million Grant from NIH

Dr. Claire Berryman, assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology, received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to look at how the body responds to daily low oxygen exposure. The study will look at 60 participants as they sleep in conditions that simulate higher elevations while adhering to a healthy, […]

Soaring High: Suresh Narayanan, Dietetics Alumnus, Named a 2021 Notable Noles Honoree

Suresh Narayanan (B.S. ’08) has his head in the clouds—literally. An alumnus of the FSU College of Health and Human Sciences dietetics program, Narayanan has a private pilot license and takes to the skies to clear his mind and think about his next projects. “It’s amazing to be in the air flying,” he says. “To […]

Dr. Michelle Parvatiyar Receives Grant from Florida Department of Health to Study Cardiovascular Health

Dr. Michelle Parvatiyar, assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology, received a $500,000 grant from the Florida Department of Health to investigate the link between a type of protein called sarcospan and the cardiovascular health of smokers. The grant will provide funding for the next three years and was awarded through the […]

The FSU Nutritional Physiology Lab is Recruiting for High Altitude Study

The FSU Nutritional Physiology lab is recruiting individuals who are normal weight (BMI: 18.5-24.9kg/m2), aged 20-45, for a study to evaluate changes in resting metabolic rate, appetite, and heart rate variability following overnight exposure (8 h/night) to reduced environmental oxygen. In randomized order, participants will sleep one night in low oxygen conditions (~15% oxygen; equivalent to ~8500 feet elevation) and […]

The FSU Nutritional Physiology lab is recruiting females, aged 20-40, for a study exploring if differences in intestinal absorption influence weight status

The FSU Nutritional Physiology lab is recruiting females, aged 20-40, for a study exploring if differences in intestinal absorption influence weight status. If eligible, you will earn $500 for completing the study. Please complete the below survey to determine your eligibility: https://fsu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8qW5KKz86D6kRo2