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Basic Science Clinical Research Metabolic Profiling
Major research projects at the Sarah W. Stedman Nutrition and Metabolism Center include: a) Mechanisms involved in regulation of insulin secretion from the pancreas; b) Studies on how the body utilizes dietary copper and iron; c) Mechanisms by which nutrition links to immune system function; d) Mechanisms involved in whole body fuel homeostasis, including the responses of muscle and liver to overnutrition and exercise; and e) the role of microRNAs in control of pancreatic islet function and survival. more
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DASH dietary pattern ranked the overall best diet by US News and World Report.
 
The studies establishing the efficacy of DASH for lowering blood pressure, for preventing and treating hypertension, and promoting healthy weight loss were done by Dr. Laura P. Svetkey (and by collaborating investigators at other sites). Svetkey is a Professor in the Department of Medicine and Director of Clinical Research at Duke's Sarah W. Stedman Nutrition and Metabolism Center.
 
 
 
SARAH W. STEDMAN NUTRITION CENTER AND BURNHAM INSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH
ANNOUNCE METABOLIC RESEARCH COLLABORATION.
 
 
 
STEDMAN CENTER FEATURED IN DUKEMED MAGAZINE
 
 
 
Forum Schedule
 
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 -Scott Summers, PhD, Duke University Medical Center , "Ceramides and Metabolic Disease: A Survey of Therapeutic Targets"
 
 
 
 
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History
On May 20, 1988 Sarah W. Stedman's dream to pay tribute to her mother Mabel Hughes White was realized with the establishment of the Sarah W. Stedman Center for Nutritional Studies. more
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