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Our Human Milk Institute (HMI) programs are recognized leaders in studying and advancing access to human milk. These programs and the amazing people behind them intersect at HMI, creating a one-of-kind organization that serves as a resource for reliable data, expertise, and human milk.


Mother-Milk-Infant Center of Research Excellence (MOMI CORE)


The Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation Mother-Milk-Infant Center of Research Excellence (LRF MOMI CORE) is the engine of discovery focused on understanding human milk to improve the health and development of infants, mothers, and people of all ages

Mommy's Milk Human Milk Research Biorepository

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Mommy's Milk at UC San Diego is the first-ever human milk research biorepository in the nation. The ever-growing collection of donated human milk samples and linked clinical data is being analyzed by our highly-trained researchers and collaborators to move science forward and contribute to human milk breakthroughs and discoveries.

MPRINT Center of Excellence in Therapeutics


The Maternal and Pediatric Precision in Therapeutics (MPRINT) Center of Excellence in Therapeutics (CET) is supported by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and takes a human milk-centered approach to investigate the role of maternal and pediatric therapeutics at intersections of the mother-milk-infant ‘triad’.

UC Health Milk Bank

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The University of California Health Milk Bank is a non-profit donor human milk bank and a member of the Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA). The milk bank's mission is to provide human donor milk to all babies in need.

Supporting Premature Infant Nutrition (SPIN) Program

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The Supporting Premature Infant Nutrition (SPIN) program improves premature infant outcomes by enhancing human milk provision and nutritional management in the hospital. The Premature Infant Nutrition Clinic (PINC) provides continuing nutritional support to infants and their families during the critical transition from hospital to home.


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