was created in 1988 within the Division of Nutritional Sciences, conducts applied research and engages in technical cooperation and training on issues of poverty, human resource development, and food and nutrition policy in, developing countries and in transition economies of Eastern Europe.
is housed within the Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. INSiGHT has a singular vision of "Applying modern technological tools to solve nutritional and global health problems". Initially inspired by the collaborative work of two Cornell faculty, Saurabh Mehta (Division of Nutritional Sciences) and David Erickson (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering), INSiGHT aims to foster non-traditional partnerships between researchers, implementers, health workers, and policymakers to solve complex nutritional and health challenges with minimal resources.
at Cornell University focuses on research, policy and action to improve nutrition and health in low and middle-income countries. The PIN network of research faculty and staff, graduate students, and alumni is connected by engagement in efforts to discover, implement, and evaluate strategies to address immediate and underlying causes of poor nutrition.
The Collaborating Centre aims to provide training and education in systematic review methodologies through its Summer Institute, while providing expertise in micronutrients to the WHO Vitamin and Mineral Nutrition Information System.