NC Research Campus

The North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) is a public-private research center that is home to corporations, universities and healthcare organizations committed to transforming science at the intersection of human health, nutrition and agriculture. The goal is to find new ways to prevent and treat diseases such as cancer, diabetes, obesity, Alzheimer's and other diet and lifestyle-related disorders. Research and product development involves fruits, vegetables, grains, herbs and the health-promoting bioactive compounds they contain as well as functional and curative foods, exercise physiology, personalized nutrition and post-harvest technologies. The 350-acre campus is located just north of Charlotte, NC in the city of Kannapolis, North Carolina, United States.


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Medical research

New biomarker discovered for oxidative stress when exercising

New research led by David Nieman, DrPH, FACSM, director of the Appalachian State University Human Performance Laboratory at the NC Research Campus, identified a new biomarker for oxidative stress generated during exercise.

Autism spectrum disorders

Video instruction brings quick advances for teens with autism

(Medical Xpress)—Difficulty with social situations hinders the relationships, schoolwork, and mental health of teens with autism. Often these students struggle with complicated interactions in high school, but scientists ...