Science Discovers Mother Nature

Ruth Lawrence, MD
University of Rochester Medical Center

Mom’s milk and microbes

Grace Aldrovandi, MD
Professor of Pediatrics,
David Geffen School of Medicine,
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Monitoring and manipulating the intestinal microbiome – lessons from IBD

Jonathan Braun, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine
University of California – Los Angeles

Old Friends and New Foes: From Breast Milk to Antimicrobial Discovery

Max Ryadnov, PhD
Science Area Leader for Biotechnology,
National Physical Laboratory,
London, UK


Mechanisms Affecting the Gut of Preterm Infants in Enteral Feeding Trials

Nicholas D. Embleton, MD, BSc (hons), MBBS (hons), FRCPCH
Consultant Neonatal Pediatrician,
Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust;
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Oropharyngeal Mother’s Milk for Preterm Infants: State of the Science

Nancy Rodriguez, PhD, APN
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Evanston Hospital, NorthShore University Health System;
and Clinician Researcher, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Short Bowel Syndrome in Children—Surgical Options and Basic Opportunities

Brad W. Warner, MD
Washington University School of Medicine; and Surgeon-in-Chief,
St. Louis Children’s Hospital,
St. Louis, Missouri, USA


Improving Human Milk and Breastfeeding Outcomes for NICU Infants With the Spatz Ten-Step Model

Diane L. Spatz, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing;
Nurse Researcher – Lactation,
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia


Impact of Maternal Obesity on Lactation: Finding Clinical Relevance With Mouse Models

Paul S. MacLean, PhD
Professor of Medicine and Pathology,
University of Colorado School of Medicine


Exclusively Human Milk Diets for Preterm Infants: Three-year Outcomes

Lewis P. Rubin, MD
Chief of Neonatology, El Paso Children’s Hospital;
and Professor of Pediatrics and Biomedical Sciences and Vice Chair of Research (Pediatrics),
Texas Tech University