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Highlighting the Health-protective Properties of Alaskan Berries (your Elders already knew)

PHHI director, Dr. Mary Ann Lila, shares her personal experiences from a study of climate change, tribal resources and wild Alaskan berries.

Posted on November 20, 2014 | Posted in Institute News

The Power of Blueberries (Today’s Dietitian)

Dr. Mary Ann Lila was featured in a Today’s Dietitian article illustrating the powerful phytochemicals and health benefits associated with the blueberry. Studies suggest that blueberries can be effective against cancer, diabetes and neurocognitive diseases, as well as support heart health and memory.

Posted on October 9, 2014 | Posted in Institute News

PHHI Hiring Small Fruit/Vegetable Researcher

PHHI is hiring a faculty member to lead a genomics program in small fruits and/or vegetables. The successful candidate’s research will focus on genetics, genomics, germplasm improvement and breeding of small fruits (strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, blueberries, etc.) and/or vegetable crops.

Posted on September 9, 2014 | Posted in Institute News

Duke Energy Foundation Grants $150K to P2EP

The Duke Energy Foundation has renewed their support of the North Carolina Research Campus-based, Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) with a contribution of $150,000.

Posted on May 9, 2014 | Posted in Institute News

PHHI Researchers Link Alaska Seaweed to Efficacy Against Diabetes, Obesity

PHHI scientists were featured in an Alaska Dispatch article highlighting their discovery of powerful health-promoting phytochemicals in seaweed. The findings suggest that seaweed may provide protection against conditions like obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases.

Posted on April 29, 2014 | Posted in Institute News

Reaping a Healthy Harvest: Results Cover Story

The latest issue of Results, published by N.C. State University’s Office of Research, Innovation and Economic Development, features PHHI Director Dr. Mary Ann Lila on the cover. The story captures the spirit of Lila’s work and the mission of the Plants for Human Health Institute.

Posted on April 17, 2014 | Posted in Institute News

PHHI Hiring Nutrition-related Extension Associate

PHHI is hiring for a nutrition-­related position with its N.C. Cooperative Extension team. The position will be responsible for creating a nutrition-­oriented program to develop research-based resources that educate people about the health-­promoting characteristics of plants.

Posted on April 15, 2014 | Posted in Institute News

Blueberry Benefits | Growing Magazine

Dr. Mary Ann Lila, director of the Plants for Human Health Institute, was featured in Growing Magazine’s January 2014 issue.

Posted on March 31, 2014 | Posted in Institute News

PHHI Featured on UNC-TV

The Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI), and director Dr. Mary Ann Lila, were featured on UNC-TV’s “North Carolina Now” program.

Posted on March 31, 2014 | Posted in Institute News

NBC Charlotte at the Plants for Human Health Institute

Plants for Human Health Institute director Dr. Mary Ann Lila appeared with local TV legend Larry Sprinkle on NBC Charlotte.

Posted on March 31, 2014 | Posted in Institute News
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