NIDDK Clinical Methods for Nutrition and Obesity Research Course

September 23 to 27, 2024 Baton Rouge, LA

This 5-day course at Pennington Biomedical Research Center will train postdoctoral fellows and early career faculty on gold standard and cutting-edge research methods for conducting obesity and nutrition related research.


Registration and course information coming soon!

Course Features:


  • Body Composition
  • Carbohydrate Metabolism (including euglycemic, hyperinsulinemic clamp)
  • Exercise Testing
  • Energy Requirements & Expenditure (including metabolic chamber)
  • Vulnerable Populations


  • Poster Lightning Talk Competition
  • Networking Sessions
  • Meet the Professors
  • Travel scholarships are available
  • Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply


  • Eric Ravussin
  • Steve Heymsfield
  • Leanne Redman
  • Jonathan Krakoff
  • Neil Johannsen
  • Corby Martin
  • Jennifer Rood
  • Robert Newton
  • Amanda Staiano
  • Daniel Hsia
  • Kim Drews
  • Mary Evans
  • and many more
Testing equipment