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Why mammals suck: the food, medicine and signal of mother’s milk

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Speaker

Katie Hinde, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Arizona State University

Summary

Mother’s milk has an organizational effect on infant outcomes, not just by providing the energy that sustains growth, but by transferring bioactives that influence immunological, neurobiological, microbial, neurobiological and behavioral development. Guided by evolutionary theory, Dr. Hinde investigates how variation in mother’s milk influences infant outcomes from post-natal life into adulthood and subsequent generations.


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