In this workshop, Dr. Bode introduces human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) and showcases how they contribute to the beneficial effects of human milk feeding in preterm infants at risk of developing necrotizing enterocilitis, a common and often fatal disorder affecting the intestine of preterm infants.
Identify potential benefits of human milk oligosaccharides for the preterm neonate.
Summarize the potential benefits of human milk oligosaccharides in the prevention of necrotizing enterocolitis.
Associate Professor and Center Director,
University of California San Diego