Interested in losing weight, eating better, and getting more physically active? You’ve come to the right place. Below are the BRIE lab studies that are currently open for enrollment. Click on the studies below for more detailed information.

Current Studies


Interested in improving your blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and weight eating soul food?
Then the NEW Soul Study at the University of South Carolina may be for you. We’re looking for African American adults between the ages of 18 and 65 who can participate in a two-year, exciting healthy eating study. Visit to learn more.
Want to get more physically active?
Columbia Moves is an exciting, new physical activity research study that evaluates whether a program that has been proven effective in helping adults become more physically active can be made even better. If you want to learn more about this study and see if you may be eligible for it, then please go to
Looking for ways to stay healthy with diet and exercise during pregnancy?
The HIPP Study is looking for African American and White pregnant women who are in their first trimester (≤16 weeks). The program is designed to help women have a healthy pregnancy and stay healthy after they deliver. For more information, click here: