The Nutrition and Wellness Research Center (NWRC) is an interdisciplinary research facility with space perfect for studies on health and health-related behaviors. The NWRC welcomes basic and applied researchers as well as interdisciplinary teams dedicated to transforming medicine and health.
The Nutrition and Wellness Research Center (NWRC) is available for research projects involving human subjects with locations in the ISU Research Park and the Human Nutrition Sciences Building on the ISU Campus. The NWRC includes research and laboratory space, equipment for controlled studies related to diet, exercise and behavior change. Equipment is available to collect data on metabolic risk factors, body composition and/or physical fitness. An exercise area with private locker room and shower facilities provides convenient space for controlled exercise studies. Exercise equipment includes several treadmills, three cycle ergometers and metabolic carts for assessing resting and exercise-related energy expenditure.
Dr. Ruth MacDonald, Director
2325 N. Loop Drive, Suite 6130
Ames, IA 50010