June 2013


Congratulations to Gretchen Seim on her first first-author paper! This paper presents the first ever data about the effects of geophagic earth on iron absorption in human cells. Many thanks to the Glahn lab for the use of their innovative cell model.


alexiselizabethWelcome Alexis Steinmetz and Dr. Elizabeth Widen to the PreNAPS/PostNAPS team. Alexis is a medical student at Loyola University, Chicago and Beth is a post-doc at Columbia University.

 

June 1, 2013

Heather Larkin is heading to Singida, Tanzania, to conduct research on the potential for increasing legume consumption in complementary foods with Youjin Chung, a PhD student in Developmental Sociology. This is a project sponsored by the McKnight foundation, with Rachel Bezner-Kerr as PI.