View Recorded Holistic Approaches to Microbiota and Immunology for Neonates

View the livestreamed recorded October 23, 2018 event of distinguished Cornell professor Rodney Dietert and SRA President-Elect Katherine McComas dialogue about scientific advances in neonatology and controversial impacts of new evidence for maximizing benefits of the breastmilk microbiota!

Click here to view (you will be redirected to Coleman Scientific Computing blog - Microbes and Microbiota: Benefits and Risks. Scroll down the blog to view video. 


Presenters included:

  • Rodney Dietert presented a lecture on advances in knowledge of benefits of microbiota in neonates from an immunologist’s perspective (See Dietert (2018) paper in NeoReviews).
  • SRA President-Elect Katherine McComas served as rapporteur and considered impacts of new evidence on assessing, communicating, and managing benefits and risks.
  • Together, participants deliberated implications of evidence from neonates in NICUs who lose benefits of the breastmilk microbiota when human milk banks pasteurize donor milk.

Event Sponsored by Upstate NY Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)