Lars Bode, PhD
Lars Bode, PhD
Professor & Director
University of California, San Diego

Lars is Professor of Pediatrics, Chair of Collaborative Human Milk Research, and the founding Director of the Mother-Milk-Infant Center of Research Excellence (MOMI CORE) as well as the Human Milk Institute (HMI) at the University of California in San Diego. He has been working on human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) for over 20 years, has secured over $35M in research funding and published over 150 peer-reviewed articles on HMOs, including the 2012 review “Human Milk Oligosaccharides: Every Baby Needs a Sugar Mama”, which has become the most cited research article in the field of HMOs.