International Breastfeeding Week News Archive
August 4, 2020 —
UM researcher Dr. Meghan Azad is Canada Research Chair in Developmental Origins of Chronic Disease and a research scientist at the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba (CHRIM). She was on CTV Winnipeg Morning Live to talk about the importance of breastfeeding.
July 10, 2020 —
A new study by researchers at the University of Manitoba and the University of British Columbia (UBC) has found that bacteria are shared and possibly transferred from a mother’s milk to her infant’s gut, and that breastfeeding directly at the breast best supports this process.
June 22, 2020 —
UM Today caught up with Turner to chat about how the Vanier Scholarship will support her research titled: Breastfeeding and child behaviour: Understanding the link through five different pathways in the Canadian CHILD birth cohort study.
May 8, 2020 —
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing health-care providers to change the way they support breastfeeding mothers
UM-led projects receive $4M in CIHR funding to discover role of microbiome in cervical cancer, asthma
February 28, 2020 —
A pair of University of Manitoba-led projects were each awarded $2 million in funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s (CIHR) Canadian Microbiome Initiative 2 to study the microbiome in cervical cancer and the microbial causes of asthma.
February 4, 2020 —
A $6.5 million grant has been awarded to a University of Manitoba researcher by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to establish a new global health initiative dedicated to breast milk: the International Milk Composition (IMiC) Consortium.