Human Intervention Studies Unit (HISU)

Human Intervention Studies Unit (HISU)

Welcome to the Human Intervention Studies Unit (HISU) based at The Rowett Institute, University of Aberdeen.

Our state-of-the-art facility built on one of Europe’s biggest health campuses with the space and expertise to conduct clinical, drug and nutritional human intervention trials.

Within the unit we have:

  • industry standard diet kitchen for the design and production of test meals and novel products
  • clinical research facility
  • body composition suite
  • residential facility with ensuite bedrooms for study participants
  • full analytical back-up from the Rowett’s comprehensive analytical facilities

Please Note: Although we are a nutrition research unit we are unable to provide advice on diet to individuals not currently participating in any of the studies. If you are concerned about your diet, please consult your GP.