ACNC In The News

ACNC is in the news!

Read up on things we have done in the community and in the lab.

ACNC discusses the importance of exercise during pregnancy

ACNC partnering with Little Rock Zoo to offer free nutrition classes in schools

ACNC partner ACRI receives $9.4 Million to create the Center for Childhood Obesity Prevention

ACNC partner ACRI receives $1.4 Million from USDA to investigate childhood physical activity and obesity

ACNC researchers awarded $1.6 million from NIH to study childhood fat metabolism and obesity risk

Sen. Boozman visits ACNC

Dr. Jin-Ran Chen wins prestigious award

Dr. Kartik Shankar appointed to NIH study panel

Read up on Dr. Ou’s research into maternal obesity and the effect on newborn brain growth here.

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Dr. Brian Piccolo has been selected to be part of the prestigious Nutrition Leadership Institute Class of 2017.  Using an annual competitive selection model, the Dannon Institute identifies top candidates from academia, industry and medicine,  based on the promise of these individuals as emerging leaders in nutrition science.  Dr. Piccolo is the first scientist ever to be selected from Arkansas.  After completion of his training, he will join a Nutrition Leadership Institute alumni group that represent investigators from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, UC Davis, Children’s Hospital of Oakland, Tufts University, Cornell, the University of Illinois and many other top U.S. research and medical centers.  Congratulations Brian!

More information can be found at the Institute’s website: