Psychology Professor Dr. Justin Lavner and Foods & Nutrition Professor Dr. Leann Birch Awarded $2.7 Million Grant

Dr. Leann L. Birch, William P. Flatt Professor in the Department of Foods and Nutrition in the UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences, and Dr. Justin A. Lavner, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology in the UGA Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, were awarded a four-year, $2.7 million R01 grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, an Institute within the National Institutes of Health.

Volunteer as a Research Participant!

Interested in being a part of UGA research aimed at helping older adults stay independent longer? We currently are recruiting for two different studies (below):

1) Volunteers needed for a research study on vision in older adults

Description: UGA researchers are recruiting adult volunteers between the ages of 60-70 for a study on how the brain responds to bright light and how light filtering impacts glare, comfort, and acuity.


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