2011 Egg Nutrition Center Dissertation Fellowship and Research Grant Recipients

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2011 Egg Nutrition Center Dissertation Fellowship and Research Grant RecipientsENC is committed to sponsoring research related to nutrition and health. Below are the grants ENC recently awarded. We have a good variety of projects this year and are excited for the work to begin.

Dissertation Fellowship
Gina Wee, Penn State University
“Diet and health attributes of egg consumption”

Research Grants

Ellen M. Evans, PhD, University of Georgia
“The E-PHIT Study: Eggs, Protein and High Intensity Training: A Diabetes
Prevention Program for Postmenopausal Women”

Maria Luz Fernandez, PhD, University of Connecticut
“Egg effects on postprandial glucose, insulin and lipoprotein metabolism in diabetic subjects”

Barbara A. Gower, PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham
“An egg-based breakfast maintains metabolic flexibility in older adults”

Elizabeth J. Johnson, Ph.D., Tufts University
“The effect of consumption of 2 eggs per day for 6 months on cognitive function in older adults”

Jill Kanaley, PhD, University of Missouri
“Effect of a high protein breakfast on glycemic control, insulin sensitivity, and cell function in individuals with type 2 diabetes (T2D)”

Tanja V.E. Kral, Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania
“Comparison of the satiating properties of egg- versus cereal grain-based breakfasts for appetite and energy intake control in 8- to 10-year-old children”

Jeff Volek, PhD, RD, University of Connecticut
“Effect of incremental increases in dietary carbohydrate on saturated fat levels and blood borne risk markers for cardiovascular disease”

We will begin the process for next year’s grant process, so continue to check our website if you are interested in submitting a letter of intent for a project related to one of our research areas.

Anna Shlachter MS, RD, LDN

Anna Shlachter, MS, RD, LDN is the Program Manager, Nutrition Research and Communications at the Egg Nutrition Center

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