Lactoferrin: A Key Nutrient to Support Gut Health in Developing Infants

Paolo Manzoni, MD, PhD, professor of pediatrics, division of neonatology and NICU, at Sant’Anna Hospital in Torino, Italy, reviews the nutritional components of fresh human milk and how these components contribute to brain and gut development. Dr. Manzoni discusses lactoferrin's role in gut development and its potential health benefits in the developing infant. He also describes the role of lactoferrin in clinical practice, and its use in fortification strategies and in formula.

This course does not offer CE credit.

  • Paolo Manzoni, MD, PhD

    Director
    Division of Pediatrics and Neonatology
    Department of Maternal-Infant Medicine
    Nuovo Ospedale degli Infermi
    Ponderano (Biella), Italy

    Board of Directors
    Neonatal Infectious Disease Group of the Italian Society of Neonatology