01/30/2020 - Larger Than Life Science Event by LaunchBio
4:00 - 7:00 PM at the NEW BioLabs in Towne Centre, San DIEGO
“New Answers: The Powers and Possibilities of Human Milk”
Lars Bode, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics and Director of MOMI CORE
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Chair of Collaborative Human Milk Research
University of California, San Diego
New Answers: The Powers and Possibilities of Human Milk
What exactly is in human milk? How does it work? And how can it be leveraged to improve the health of all people at every stage of life? Hear from Dr. Lars Bode, Director and Chair of Collaborative Human Milk Research, about UCSD’s MOMI CORE and their mission to create an engine of discovery focused on understanding human milk. Nikky Contractor, Vice President of Research and Development at Metagenics, will join the conversation to discuss how her company works with local researchers to integrate emerging science into their supplement formulations. The future is now!
Larger Than Life Science is a free monthly event series open to everyone interested in building a strong support network for San Diego’s life science and healthcare innovators.
San Diego Larger Than Life Science will be held at the NEW BioLabs in Towne Centre from 4-7 p.m. the last Thursday of each month. Join us for an evening of unconventional conversation!
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03/05/2020 - MOMI CORE Seminar
- time and location to be announced shortly -
“An update on NICHD’s interests in human milk composition and function”
Andrew A. Bremer, MD PhD
Chief, Pediatric Growth and Nutrition Branch
Acting Chief, Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch
Program Official, Neonatal Research Network
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Dr. Andrew A. Bremer joined the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as a Medical Officer in November 2013 within the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases’ Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases, and was appointed in May 2018 to be the Chief of the Pediatric Growth and Nutrition Branch within the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). He is a board-certified internist, pediatrician, and pediatric endocrinologist, and has a Ph.D. in pharmacology. Prior to joining the NIH, he was an Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. His areas of interest and expertise include pediatric and adult endocrine disorders, the impact of maternal diet and gestational obesity/diabetes on fetal programming, the developmental origins of health and disease, childhood obesity, and the role of nutrition in development throughout the life cycle. He is also the Acting Chief of the Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch at NICHD and the Program Official for NICHD’s Neonatal Research Network.
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