Expert Interview: The Benefits of HMOs for Infant Health by Prof. Sharon Donovan

In this video, we interview Prof. Sharon Donovan, Professor and Director of Personalized Nutrition Initiative at University of Illinois. With the objective of going into depth about the benefits of HMOs for infant health, we address questions such as: What are the benefits of HMOs present in human milk? What is the role of HMOs […]

The role of OPN in early life

You may have already heard about Osteopontin or OPN? OPN is a protein, specifically a phosphorylated glycoprotein, that is found in body tissues including bone and body fluids such as human milk. It plays important roles in immune, brain and gut development during early life. How? OPN increases the proportion of circulating T cells and […]

Apply to our BINC Grants program 2021!

Biostime Institute for Nutrition and Care (BINC ) stimulates innovation and precompetitive academic research towards maternal and infant health. Every year, BINC research grants provide financial support for innovative research projects from scientists based in high-ranking universities, hospitals and leading academic institutions.The grants are up to 50,000 euros per project for pre-clinical research and up to […]

Babies healthy eating habits

The first two years of life are a key period to establish healthy eating habits. This means teaching him to eat healthy foods and in the right amount, neither too much nor too little. Eating just what he requires will promote adequate growth while maintaining healthy body weight. It may seem difficult to know how […]

5 new selected research projects in 2020

In the framework of the BINC funding program 2020, we are proud to announce that, five new scientific projects were selected for preclinical and clinical research. These researches were selected amongst 84 high-quality projects from scientists based in European universities, hospitals or leading academic institutions. Microbiota Waligora-Dupriet, A.J. (Université de Paris). Impact of preterm microbiota on the […]

Maternal health insights by Dr. Jodi Pawluski

In the context of Mental Health day, we interviewed one of our BINC funded researchers, Dr. Jodi Pawluski, on mental health issues in relation to maternal health, a critical period corresponding to pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal in a mother’s life. Let’s discover – with our expert neuroscientist, therapist and mother of two- how mental maternal […]

Transcriptional frameshifts contribute to protein allergenicity

This breakthrough research conducted by the Genomic Clinical Synergy Group (Genclis) published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, (Clin Invest. 2020;130(10):5477-5492. reveals the patented mechanism of the Infidelity transcription, a process by which differences in RNA and DNA sequences are analysed to identify translated proteins capable of causing the production of either immunoglobin E, […]

How does the brain develop?

The brain is one of the body’s most complex organs and is at the centre of our nervous system. Exploring how the brain functions is necessary to be able to understand overall human health, which is why brain development is one of BINC key areas of expertise. Brain cells communicate The brain is made of […]

DHA and ARA infant feeding: How they came to be regarded as conditionally essential?

Join our webinar “DHA and ARA infant feeding: How they came to be regarded as conditionally essential?”In this webinar Professor Tom Brenna, will explain long-chain PUFA docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and arachidonic acid (ARA) roles in infant nutrition, showcasing the major studies outcomes in this topic. Watch the webinar

BINC at FASEB international Research Conference

BINC sponsored the FASEB international Science Research Conference held in West Palm Beach Florida from 21 to 26 July in presence of the leading scientific experts in the human milk research. Key science players representing academic, clinical, industrial, and government organizations shared the latest research and scientific outputs around The Origins and Benefits of Biologically […]