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Tools, Methods, and Resources

Investigators in the Metabolic Epidemiology Branch (MEB) develop and test tools, methods, and resources designed to improve assessment of diet, physical activity and obesity, in support of nutrition-related studies.

Selected examples include:

Exposure Assessment

Using Wearable to Advance Cancer Research 

Web-based Instruments for 24-hour Recall of Dietary Intake and Physical Activity

Activities Completed Over Time in 24 hours (ACT24)

Automated Self-administered 24-hour Dietary Assessment Tool

Software Applications 

CHARRED: Computerized Heterocyclic Amines Resource for Research in Epidemiology of Disease

COMETS Analytics: A self-service analytic platform for the Consortium of METabolomic Studies

Data Tools

COVID-19 Seroprevalence Studies Hub (SeroHub)


The PLCO Atlas, GWAS Explorer