Brain myelination study in healthy infants

Thursday, Aug 31, 2017

In March 2017, Wyeth Nutrition, in collaboration with the Nestlé Research Center (NRC) in Lausanne, began a nutritional intervention clinical trial in healthy babies to study the effect of myelin-relevant nutrients on cognitive development in the first 24 months of life. The information generated will help better understand how nutrition impacts myelination, brain and cognitive development.

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Professor Sean Deoni

Clinical trial title:  The Effect of Myelin-Relevant Nutrients in Infant Formula on Brain Myelination and Cognitive Development

Information on the clinical trial can be found on ClinicalTrials.gov, a database of publicly and privately supported human clinical studies, which is provided as a service by the U.S. National Institutes of Health.

https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/study/NCT03111927?term=NCT03111927&rank=1

For the past 100 years, Wyeth Nutrition has pioneered innovative nutrition science with premium-quality products that meet the needs of infants, young children and adults.

Wyeth Nutrition was acquired by Nestlé in 2012 and operates as part of Nestlé Nutrition.

 

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Fig: view of the Magnetic Resonance Imager (MRI) at the Advanced Baby Imabing Lab (Memorial Hospital) that will be used in the frame of this clinical trial

 

Fig: view of the Magnetic Resonance Imager (MRI) at the Advanced Baby Imabing Lab (Memorial Hospital) that will be used in the frame of this clinical trial


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