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Texas Tech hosts ribbon cutting for Nutrition & Metabolic Health Initiative

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Texas Tech has moved its research institute focused on nutrition and metabolic health. 

The new venue at 19th and University is intended for studying, teaching about and treating obesity. It's also home to the Weight Management Clinic where counselors and doctors test for body composition and metabolism. 

"Also, we have students getting trained, so we have next generation getting trained here so that we can pass on the skill set that we have," Dr. Nikhil Dhurandhar with the Nutritional Sciences Department said. 

The updated digs also come with state of the art technology and will make it easier for community-based programs to grow.

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