Research

The Institute of Human Nutrition brings together distinguished investigators with overlapping academic interests who are at the cutting edge of their disciplines. Our multidisciplinary community of experts produces high-impact research while training excellent students in our MS and PhD programs.

Students in our one-year Masters in Human Nutrition Program explore a basic science, clinical, or public health research topic for their thesis project. 

Learn more about our MS program research opportunities

Our Nutritional and Metabolic Biology PhD Program educates students to become independent scientists through rigorous training in the fundamentals of nutritional and metabolic biology and thorough preparation for bench research leading to a dissertation.

Learn more about ongoing research in our NMB PhD program

Columbia University Irving Medical Center Research Affiliations