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.
LACTAMAP WAS GLOBALLY LAUNCHED BY THE FAMILY LARSSON-ROSENQUIST FOUNDATION DURING BREASTFEEDING INNOVATIONS TEAM WEBINAR
The Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation and The University of Western Australia have released an online lactation care support system to help medical practitioners answer lactation questions and ensure consistent care 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.
New human milk banking toolkit is released by a group of international experts under the leadership of FATH, and its parent PATH, with support from the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation. The new package of guidance materials, “Strengthening Human Milk Banking: A Resource Toolkit for Establishing and Integrating Human Milk Banks”, designed as a compendium of standards and best practices to improve survival for vulnerable infants, is now available for free download by communities everywhere.
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.
NEW RESEARCH PROJECT INVESTIGATES THE PROTECTIVE EFFECT OF BREASTMILK ON DEVELOPMENT OF A NEWBORN INFANT’S IMMUNE SYSTEM
The Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation has made a USD 400,000 grant to U.S. physician W. Allan Walker to study the mechanisms underlying breastmilk’s influence on the initial bacterial colonisation of newborn infants and how these particular gut bacteria affect the development of a healthy immune system.
Dr Katharina Lichtner, Managing Director of Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation, speaks on the panel “Growth & 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 & 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, published by the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation and Georg Thieme Verlag, explores the multifaceted, multidisciplinary and complex world of breastfeeding and breast milk.
The Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation and the University of Western Australia launch the first version of LactaPedia - A Glossary of Lactation for Science and Medicine. LactaPedia is a freely accessible online resource towards a consistent and research-based terminology for human lactation.
New research aims to save the lives of babies living through conflict and in refugee situations by helping their mothers continue breastfeeding. The study, financed by the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation, is being conducted by the Aga Khan University in Pakistan and the Hospital for Sick Children in Canada.
NEW RESEARCH PROJECT BY THE UNIVERSITY CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL BASEL AND THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OF ZURICH
The Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation finances a new clinical study by the University Children’s Hospital Basel and the University Hospital of Zurich. The study examines how the mild induction of labour and the concomitant release of hormones prior to caesarean sections help mothers to initiate and maintain breastfeeding.
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.
Becoming Breastfeeding Friendly, the global programme to increase breastfeeding rates is expanding to Great Britain, Germany, Myanmar and Samoa after being pre-tested in Ghana and Mexico.