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Advancing the Management of CMPA with HMOs – An Introduction by Alexandra Santos

Speakers: Professor Alexandra Santos

Presented at Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Meeting and the European Consortium on...

Summary

Professor Alexandra Santos defines Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMO)  and gave an overview of their role in orchestrating host–microbial interactions via multiple mechanisms; for instance, preventing pathogen growth and adhesion, reducing inflammatory responses, and aiding the mucosal barrier function, as well as promoting a beneficial microbiome in early life.