Dr. Meghan Azad presents Research Approach for the Breastmilk Ecology: Genesis of Infant Nutrition Project
The Breastmilk Ecology: Genesis of Infant Nutrition (BEGIN) Project webinar was held virtually earlier this week, and Dr. Meghan Azad presented on the "Research Approach for Investigating Human Milk as a Biological System". The BEGIN Project looks at the ecological approach to analyzing human milk by studying it as a complex biological system and examining its interactions with its internal (parental biology) and external (infant interactions) environments. Follow these links to read more about BEGIN and view the webinar.
Dr. Meghan Azad was today's Canada's Top 40 Under 40 2021 honoree spotlight. Dr. Azad was a recipient of this award which recognizes the exceptional achievements of 40 outstanding Canadians under the age of 40. In an interview featured on the CHILD Cohort Study's website, Dr. Azad said "it’s gratifying to see, through this celebration of the work I am doing with others, breastfeeding and human milk recognized as an important field. This work depends on the dedication and talents of many colleagues, trainees and research participants. I continue to be grateful to them all, and I’m excited about the new projects we are planning together." Read more about this award in the National Post's special feature here.
THRiVE Discovery Lab's interdisciplinary team has grown in many ways since the Azad Lab was founded in 2014. This rebranding describes both the research goals and training philosophy: the lab and our program strives to help mothers, babies, and families THRiVE and reach their potential. At the same time, our Team Science and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion philosophies help each lab member THRiVE personally and professionally in our unique environment.
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