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Cow’s Milk Found to Contain Beneficial Prebiotics for the Infant Microbiome

Cow’s Milk Found to Contain Beneficial Prebiotics for the Infant Microbiome

by Sara Schaefer — last modified Jul 26, 2016 02:23 PM

FFHI scientists have found that mother’s milk is not only nourishing to infants, but also protects them against pathogens and other invaders. This is because complex sugars found in breastmilk feed specific protective microbes that inhabit the infant gut. Now, this team has shown these same sugars can also be obtained from cow’s milk.

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Complex Milk Sugars Offer Therapeutic Potential to Treat Childhood Malnutrition

Complex Milk Sugars Offer Therapeutic Potential to Treat Childhood Malnutrition

by Stephanie Maroney — last modified Feb 25, 2016 10:41 AM

FFHI researchers are part of an important paper in Cell, which offers novel approaches to address childhood malnutrition through nourishing gut microbes with milk compounds.

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Henrick First Author on HIV Cell Activation Mechanism Paper

Henrick First Author on HIV Cell Activation Mechanism Paper

by Stephanie Maroney — last modified Feb 25, 2016 06:00 PM

Bethany Henrick, Associate Director of Scientific Programs at the Foods for Health Institute co-authors in Frontiers in Immunology.

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UC Davis Faculty Predictions for 2016 on Food and Nutrition

UC Davis Faculty Predictions for 2016 on Food and Nutrition

by Stephanie Maroney — last modified Jan 11, 2016 07:28 PM

Bruce German, Director of the Foods for Health Institute, was among several faculty asked to predict the future of their particular fields of research and expertise in the new year.

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Infant Health Improved with Fat-based Prenatal Supplement

Infant Health Improved with Fat-based Prenatal Supplement

by Stephanie Maroney — last modified Jan 05, 2016 08:57 AM

UC Davis News reports on findings that fortified, lipid- or fat-based nutritional supplements provided during pregnancy to women in Bangladesh reduced stunting, abnormally low weight and small head size in babies born to these women, reports a team of University of California, Davis, researchers who led the international project.

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Food, Agriculture, and Health "Hackathon" at Davis

Food, Agriculture, and Health "Hackathon" at Davis

by UC Davis News — last modified Nov 30, 2015 01:38 PM

UC Davis News highlights the Food, Ag & Health Solution Summit, organized by the World Food Center and Innovation Institute for Food and Health.

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Daphne Miller Unites Soil Microbes, Nutritious Food, and Human Health

Daphne Miller Unites Soil Microbes, Nutritious Food, and Human Health

by Stephanie Maroney — last modified Nov 26, 2015 09:41 AM

2015 is the International Year of Soils and for the commemoration of World Food Day, the Sacramento Farm to Fork Speaker Series brought an author and medical doctor whose work unites these themes.

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UC Davis Partners with University College Dublin

UC Davis Partners with University College Dublin

by Stephanie Maroney — last modified Nov 17, 2015 07:55 AM

Bruce German, Director of the Foods for Health Institute, explains the collaborative and shared vision of Davis and Dublin as leaders in food and health research.

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Steven Frese Takes Position with Evolve Biosystems

Steven Frese Takes Position with Evolve Biosystems

by Stephanie Maroney — last modified Nov 01, 2015 09:50 AM

Steven Frese, a former postdoctoral researcher in the lab of David Mills, begins a new position in Research and Development with Evolve Biosystems in Davis, CA.

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Bethany Henrick Joins FFHI as Associate Director of Scientific Programs

Bethany Henrick Joins FFHI as Associate Director of Scientific Programs

by Stephanie Maroney — last modified Oct 07, 2015 08:37 AM

The UC Davis Foods for Health Institute (FFHI) welcomes Bethany Henrick, Ph.D. as Associate Director of Scientific Programs.

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