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August 08, 2016

Arkansas Children’s Research Institute Receives $9.4 Million NIH Award to Establish Center ...

The Arkansas Children’s Research Institute (ACRI) announced today that it is creating a center for the study of childhood obesity with a $9.4 million grant funded by an Institutional Development Award (IDeA) from the National Institutes of Health. The center will be integral to Arkansas Children’s Hospital’s plans to build a statewide network of care, while addressing one of the state’s most daunting public health crises.  CLICK HERE TO READ THE COMPLETE NEWS RELEASE

October 25, 2017

Six Inaugural Groundbreaking Projects Funded through the Center for Childhood Obesity Prevention at Arkansas Children's Research Institute: Six Scientists to Join NIH-Funded Center Created in 2016

Six early-career scientists have joined the Arkansas Children's Research Institute's (ACRI) Center for Childhood Obesity Prevention, as the program announces its first wave of National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded projects to help make children better today and healthier tomorrow.  CLICK HERE TO READ THE COMPLETE NEWS RELEASE

October 26, 2017

Childhood Obesity Researchers Announce Inaugural Group Of Projects

KUAR's Daniel Brean interviewed Dr. Judith Weber and reported on the newly funded projects.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE RADIO INTERVIEW


November 9, 2017

Programa de Investigación Obecidad Infantil por la Dra. Eva Diaz

Univision Arkansas' Rolando Ochoa interviewed Dr. Eva Diaz to discuss her research at the Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE INTERVIEW





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