Bioenergetics of the Brain, Body and Mind


This study will investigate the relationship of the brain, body and bioenergetics to determine how childhood nutrition shapes developmental outcomes.


Currently recruiting participants: Yes

Eligible gender: Male, Female, Transgender, Other

Eligible ages: 8 to 10

Accepts healthy participants: Yes

Inclusion criteria:

1. Children aged 8 – 10 years old

2. Able to tolerate a 30 – 60-minute MRI scan

3. Able to provide a baseline urine sample and complete daily sample collections

Exclusion criteria:

1. Children with braces, or other metal implants that are contraindicated for MRI.

2. Children born pre-term (before 37 weeks’ gestation).

3. Children with a diagnosed neurodevelopmental disorder.


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Contact information

Katelyn Cordero at or 403-955-2785

Principal investigator:

Catherine Lebel

Clinical trial: