Prof. Jean-Charles Picaud

Jean-Charles Picaud


Neonatology, Croix Rousse University Hospital, Lyon 

A Full Professor of Pediatrics since 2001​.

Trained at the School of Medicine in Lyon, France (Claude Bernard University Lyon 1), he is working in the Department of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Croix Rousse University Hospital in Lyon, France.​

He developed his clinical research in the field of neonatal and infant nutrition, and particularly optimization of parenteral and enteral nutrition for very preterm infants.​

He worked on the validation of dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry in neonates, evaluation of nutrient utilization using nutrient balances, on the evolution of gut flora in extremely preterm infants and the effects of probiotic supplementation.​

He published studies about nutrition of full-term neonates and infants, notably the impact of low protein intake on further risk on infant obesity.​

Research interests: human milk for infants, its composition, optimization of the fortification, and the best way to pasteurize it to preserve its quality.​

2 Articles 8 Videos 2 Publications

Videos from this author

N&G 2024 - Jean-Charles Picaud

Complementing HMOs with strain & age specific probiotics to maximize benefits

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Q&A - Nutrition and Growth Conference 2022

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Protein levels and intake in early life and its relationship with growth and risk of NCDs

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 Recent Concepts in Human Milk Fortification (videos)

Recent Concepts in Human Milk Fortification

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Publications from this author

Default publication

Growth and Metabolic Outcomes in Healthy Infants Fed Formulas with Age-Adapted Protein Concentrations from Birth Through 12 Months

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Human Milk Oligosaccharides: 2'-Fucosyllactose (2'-FL)  and Lacto-N-Neotetraose (LNnT) in Infant Formula (publications)

Human Milk Oligosaccharides: 2'-Fucosyllactose (2'-FL) and Lacto-N-Neotetraose (LNnT) in Infant Formula

Co-Authored by 12 Experts