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2012-10-22 11:26:49

JENKINTOWN, Pa., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Robert Atkins and his wife, Veronica, founded the Dr. Robert C. and Veronica Atkins Foundation to elevate the role of nutrition in health and lifestyle. The foundation, granting almost $29 million since 2003, is of one of the few grant-making organizations dedicated to examining the role that metabolism and nutrition play in disease and health issues. The Atkins Foundation has funded, in full or part, 42 research programs, eight...

2004-11-30 15:00:11

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nada A. Abumrad, Ph.D., has been named the first Dr. Robert C. Atkins Professor of Medicine and Obesity Research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The professorship has been made possible by a gift from the Dr. Robert C. Atkins Foundation. Mark S. Wrighton, chancellor of the University, and Larry Shapiro, M.D., executive vice chancellor for medical affairs and dean of the School of Medicine, announced the creation of the new...