Bionutrition Research Core (BRC)

The Bionutrition Research Core (BRC) facilitates and implements the nutrition components of all Clinical Research Resource (CRR) protocols. The BRC assists investigators with research design, implementation, data collection and analysis, and it houses a metabolic kitchen dedicated to providing protocol-specific meals. The BRC’s bionutritionist performs nutrition assessments, nutrient intake collection, education and counseling of study participants, and conducts anthropometric and body composition measurements. The BRC also educates professional and non-professional staff and students from the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, College of Dental Medicine, and Institute of Human Nutrition, dietetic interns from Teacher’s College and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, and the public.

A high-end kitchen for research.


The Bionutrition Research Core provides support through:


  • Heather Seid, MS, RDN, CSP, CNSC, CLC

    • Program Manager
    Heather Seid


  • Paulette Schneider

    • Senior Research Technician
  • Chesleigh Hosler

    • Research Technician