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The Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation Mother-Milk-Infant Center of Research Excellence awards a new round of grants totalling USD 250,000 to University of California San Diego researchers.
RESULTS REVEAL PROPHYLAXIS ANTIBIOTICS PROVIDE NO CLINICAL BENEFIT FOR BREASTFED HIV-EXPOSED BUT UNINFECTED (HEU) INFANTS
The Lancet Global Health has just published findings from a randomised controlled trial conducted by the University of KwaZulu-Natal, with support from the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation, investigating the effect of antibiotics on the morbidity and mortality of breastfed HEU infants in South Africa.
Findings from a randomised controlled study conducted by the University of KwaZulu-Natal, with support from the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation, have the potential to change the current practice of giving fully breastfed HIV-exposed but uninfected infants antibiotics to protect them from childhood infectious illnesses and mortality.
The International Society for Research in Human Milk and Lactation (ISRHML), supported by the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation, awards Trainee Travel Funds from Trainee Expansion Program (TEP) of up to CHF 10,000 to two young talents to advance their current research into breastmilk.
The Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation and The University of Western Australia launch LactaMap – a clinical resource to help medical practitioners caring for breastfeeding mothers and their infants.
FIRST-EVER CENTRE FOR BASIC RESEARCH WITH A GLOBAL FOCUS ON EPIDEMIOLOGY OF HUMAN LACTATION OPENS IN SHANGHAI
Fudan University, Tongji University and the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation have launched a new hub for investigation with a global focus into critical questions surrounding breastfeeding-related physiology and best practices linked to the long-range health of mothers and children – the Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation Shanghai Breastfeeding Research Center.
Strengthening Human Milk Banking: A Resource Toolkit for Establishing and Integrating Human Milk Banks has just been released by a group of international experts under the leadership of FATH and its parent PATH, and with support from the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation, to improve survival for vulnerable infants.
LARSSON-ROSENQUIST FOUNDATION MOTHER-MILK-INFANT CENTER OF RESEARCH EXCELLENCE ANNOUNCES 2019 MOMI SEEDS AWARDEES
Five researchers secure USD 50,000-seed grants from the Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation Mother-Milk-Infant Center of Research Excellence (LRF MOMI CORE), University of California San Diego to launch unique investigations into breastmilk and human lactation.
HOW DOES BREASTMILK INFLUENCE COLONISATION OF NEWBORN GUT FLORA, AND HELP BUILD HEALTHY IMMUNE SYSTEMS?
Professor W. Allan Walker, Conrad Taff Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, with support from the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation, launches an investigation into breastmilk’s protective mechanisms. The aim: to reduce the number of children affected by allergic inflammatory and chronic diseases.
To ensure breastmilk and breastfeeding research is conducted ethically, the Institute of Biomedical Ethics and History of Medicine at the University of Zurich, with support from the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation, initiates the development of ethical evaluation standards and a compendium of questions to aid scientists and reviewers in their work.
Dr Katharina Lichtner, Managing Director of Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation, speaks on the panel “Growth and Resilience: Changing the Paradigm to Save Mothers and Children” at the 10th World Health Summit, and attends Grand Challenges Annual Meeting 2018.
The International Society for Research in Human Milk and Lactation and the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation announce 2018 awardees of the Trainee Expansion Program (TEP), and open application process for 2019 TEP scholarships during 19th ISRHML Conference in Kanagawa, Japan.
The Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation and the Nuffield Department of Women’s and Reproductive Health at the University of Oxford aim to establish a research centre focused on studying the endocrinology of human lactation.
The Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation attends two important events during the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly: UHC Conference and ICM UNGA Midwifery Champions Reception.
Breastfeeding and Breast Milk – from Biochemistry to Impact, just published by the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation at Thieme, explores the multifaceted, multidisciplinary and complex world of breastfeeding and breastmilk.
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München, with support from the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation, begins a study on the connections between maternal metabolism and dietary composition, and an infant’s metabolome, growth and health outcomes for evidence-based dietary recommendations.
Rush University Medical Center, with support from the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation, is removing barriers to mothers’ own milk (MOM) – a vital resource for preterm and other babies hospitalised in neonatal intensive care units.
LACTAPEDIA GOES LIVE: ONLINE GLOSSARY OF LACTATION FOR SCIENCE AND MEDICINE NOW AVAILABLE TO EVERYONE
What is a breastfeed? The definition of a breastfeed varies widely and this affects both our understanding of its function and our medical care for breastfeeding. The University of Western Australia and the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation launch LactaPedia to end confusion in the language of lactation, which includes ‘breastfeeding’ and ‘breastmilk’.
The Aga Khan University and the Hospital for Sick Children, with support from the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation, launch a project to discover which evidence-based practices are most effective in helping mothers continue breastfeeding during violent conflicts and long-term displacements.
The University Children’s Hospital Basel, in close cooperation with the University Hospital of Zurich and with support from the University Hospital Basel, Cantonal Hospital Baden, Cantonal Hospital St. Gallen and the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation, investigates whether the mild induction of labour before caesarean sections helps infant primary adaptation, bonding and lactation, resulting in improved neonatal and maternal outcomes.
Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation and University of Zurich (UZH) establish the Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation Center of Economics of Child and Youth Development with a Focus on Breastfeeding, at the Faculty of Economics of UZH.
Eight countries and counting have implemented Becoming Breastfeeding Friendly (BBF): A Guide to Global Scale-Up, to increase breastfeeding rates around the world. Developed by the Yale School of Public Health, with support from the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation.
The aha! Swiss Allergy Centre, with support from the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation, expands education measures for healthcare professionals and the general public about breastfeeding’s leading role in allergy prevention.
Helpful or harmful? These are the questions the Whitehead Institute of Biomedical Research, with support from the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation, is asking about four herbal galactagogues commonly used by breastfeeding mothers: goat’s rue, fenugreek, thistle and moringa.
ARE CURRENT ANTIBIOTIC GUIDELINES ALSO APPROPRIATE FOR EXCLUSIVELY BREASTFED HIV-EXPOSED BUT UNINFECTED (HEU) BABIES?
The University of KwaZulu-Natal, with support from the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation, launches a study to determine whether fully breastfed HEU infants need antibiotics to protect them from childhood infectious illnesses and mortality.
ADOPTION OF INTERGROWTH-21st PRETERM GROWTH STANDARDS AND BREASTFEEDING-BASED PROTOCOLS CAN IMPROVE PRETERM INFANT OUTCOMES WORLDWIDE
INTERGROWTH-21st Preterm Postnatal Growth Standards, coordinated by the University of Oxford with support from the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation, produces an expanding suite of resources – all aimed at improving preterm infant health outcomes globally.
NEW COLLABORATION CULTIVATES NEXT GENERATION OF RESEARCH TALENT IN FIELD OF BREASTFEEDING AND BREASTMILK
The International Society for Research in Human Milk and Lactation and the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation join forces for the Trainee Expansion Program – an international career development campaign offering scholarships to young researchers interested in launching or advancing their careers.