Market subsector: Breast Milk

Market subsector: Breast Milk


Research Lines

Assesment of healthy dietary patterns and food frequency questionaries. Development of food composition tables and databases of biomarkers of bioactive compounds intake. Characterization of "Food metabolome".
- Contact: Cristina Andrés-Lacueva
- Email: candres@ub.edu
- Research Group:
- Research areas: (Effect of diet and physical activity on health at a population level) (Effects on the organism and health)

Composition and stability of breastmilk.
- Contact: M. Carmen López
- Email: mclopez@ub.edu
- Research Group: Nutritional and Bromatological Aspects of Lipids (+INFO)
- Research areas: (Food composition and nutritive value)

Detection and identification of peptide substances that add value to functional foods.
- Contact: José Barbosa
- Email: barbosa@ub.edu
- Research Group: Bioanalysis (+INFO)
- Research areas: (Valorization of Food By-products) (Process Optimization and Improvement of Food Quality) (Development of Analytical Chemical Techniques) (Food Authentication and Control of Food Fraud) (Food composition and nutritive value)

Identification of metabolomic profiles associated with metabotypes of risk of disease and / or healthy aging. Interindividual differences in food intake, identification of high and low responders. RCTs, cohort and / or epidemiological studies.
- Contact: Cristina Andrés-Lacueva
- Email: candres@ub.edu
- Research Group: Biomarkers and Nutritional and Food Metabolomics (+INFO)
- Research areas: (Effect of diet and physical activity on health at a population level) (Food composition and nutritive value)

Immunomodulation and bioactive compounds in breastmilk.
- Contact: Margarida Castell and Angels Franch
- Email: angelsfranch@ub.edu
- Research Group: Autoimmunity and Tolerance (+INFO)
- Research areas: (Food composition and nutritive value)

Importance of fatty acids during the first stage of life.
- Contact:
- Email: mclopez@ub.edu
- Research Group: Nutritional and Bromatological Aspects of Lipids (+INFO)
- Research areas: (Effects on the organism and health)

Preclinical studies of inflammation, allergy and the development of the intestinal immune system.
- Contact: Margarida Castell and Francisco Pérez
- Email: franciscoperez@ub.edu
- Research Group: Autoimmunity and Tolerance (+INFO)
- Research areas: (Effects on the organism and health)

Validation of targeted and untargeted metabolomics analysis by NMR and LC-MS / MS in biological samples. Bioinformatic tools for biological interpretation and visualization.
- Contact: Cristina Andrés-Lacueva
- Email: candres@ub.edu
- Research Group: Biomarkers and Nutritional and Food Metabolomics (+INFO)
- Research areas: (Development of Biological Techniques for Analysis) (Development of Analytical Chemical Techniques)