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Clinical Studies

Clinical Studies

What role does food play in the prevention of disease and promotion of human health?

Scientists in the UC Davis Nutrition Department conduct clinical trials with human subjects to investigate relationships of food components and essential nutrients to health and wellness promotion.

An online form is available to contact study coordinators.

Current Studies

Below are links to information about current clinical studies. A list of all current studies in one page is available online.

Ragle Human Nutrition Center

The Ragle HNC is a part of the UC Davis Department of Nutrition and its mission is to facilitate the ability of investigators to conduct clinical trials with human subjects to investigate relationships of food components and essential nutrients to health and wellness promotion. This is consistent with the Nutrition Department goals:

  1. The generation of new information at the state of prevailing science
  2. The training of future nutrition scientists
  3. The transfer of nutrition knowledge in a broad public context

The Ragle HNC provides a unique setting to foster scientific collaboration among campus nutrition scientists examining a variety of research questions concerning the role of food in the prevention of disease and promotion of human health.

More information about the Ragle Human Nutrition Center is available online.