Research at the Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation Center for Neurodevelopment, Growth and Nutrition of the Newborn (LRF CNGNN) at the University of Zurich (UZH) will explore the association between children’s early nutrition (e.g. breastmilk and breastfeeding quality, exclusivity and duration), structural changes in brain morphology and functional outcomes. The aim is to conduct congruent inquiries into the neurodevelopmental mechanisms that influence child and youth development.
The LRF CNGNN was jointly established by UZH and the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation. Researchers at the LRF CNGNN will also have the opportunity to interface with researchers at the Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation Center for Economics of Breastfeeding, recently established at UZH to gain a holistic understanding of the sociocultural and economic aspects and long-term effects of breastfeeding.