HMO for Gut Health, Immunity and Beyond

Program Date: 1 March 2018
Publication Date: 22 May 2018
Location: Paris, France

Course Description:

In this course, Ethan A. Mezoff, MD will review the history, source, and biology of human milk oligosaccharides; provide a rationale for the focus on 2’-FL; and review clinical and preclinical evidence-based research supporting the impact of 2’-FL on health. The program was originally presented at the Nutrition & Growth Conference in Paris, France on March 1, 2018.

Course Objectives:

  • Review the history, source and biology of 2’-FL.
  • Provide rationale for focus on 2’-FL.
  • Review clinical and preclinical evidence-based research supporting impact of 2’-FL on health.
  • Run Time: 36

Course Instructor Bio(s)

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Assistant Professor, Clinical Pediatrics, 
The Ohio State University 
Pediatric Gastroenterologist, 
Nationwide Children’s Hospital 
Columbus, OH, USA
Dr. Ethan Mezoff is a Board Certified Pediatric Gastroenterologist and an Assistant Professor at The Ohio State University. He is also a member of the physician team for the Center for Intestinal Rehabilitation and Nutrition Support at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition. He received his medical degree from Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine and has been in practice for approximately 10 years. He has been awarded grants and numerous honors and is widely published in the area of Human Milk Oligosaccharides.

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