Unique components of human milk
Research team leader: Dr Donna Geddes
I am the Senior Research Fellow directing the Human Lactation Research Group. I have a deep interest in understanding the mechanisms by which human milk and breastfeeding confer their benefits to infants. The long-term benefits of breastfeeding (for example decreased obesity, diabetes) suggest lactation plays a major role in programming the health of infants. Increasing knowledge of this programming phenomenon allows us to develop strategies that will enhance health when lactation issues occur.
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