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Tou Lab
Nutritional Sciences


The Tou Lab is a part of the Division of Animal and Nutritional Sciences at West Virginia University within the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Design. We are the only basic sciences human nutrition lab at WVU, with projects rooted in nutrition, physiology, biochemistry, genetics, and food science. We specialize in studies focused on kidney and bone health, fatty liver disease, bioactive compounds in food, and evaluating the nutritional value and safety of food items traditionally considered "waste products." Our lab seeks to be at the forefront of nutrition and sustainability. 

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