Lecture: 'Human Milk Stem Cells'

Event Details

December 5, 2017
11:30 am-12:30 pm

Skinner Hall

Room: 101

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Contact:
Ian Cooke
413-545-5087

The College of Nursing is delighted to present the following talk by new Assistant Professor, Dr. Carrie-Ellen Briere: "Human Milk Stem Cells: A Research Trajectory in Breastfeeding Protection and Promotion."

Dr. Briere recently completed her postdoctoral training in a joint appointment with Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and University of Connecticut School of Nursing. Her clinical background is as a nurse in a level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Since learning about stem cells in human milk, Dr. Briere’s research the last 3 years has focused on the bioactive components of milk, specifically stem cells.