About the TReCC

Pennington Biomedical houses the Translational Research Clinic for Children (TReCC) which is dedicated to the study of pediatric obesity and diabetes. The TReCC is integrated within the Pennington Biomedical campus and its existing basic, clinical and translational science programs aimed towards translating research from the laboratory to the community.

The TReCC is a 14,150 square foot research facility which allows for onsite interventions and includes:

  • 6 examination rooms for clinic assessment visits
  • 2 specialized procedure rooms
  • instrumentation to assess metabolism
  • Exercise room outfitted with child-sized equipment including treadmills, stationary bicycles, etc.
  • Activity room with child appropriate play equipment,
  • Demonstration kitchen with attached conference room for family meal preparation & instruction
  • Outdoor playground
  • Stand-alone pediatric phlebotomy and medical charts areas