January 15, 2021

TV news clip on MDs donating breast milk for COVID research

TV news clip on Doctors donating breast milk for COVID research ** We have completed nationwide recruitment from the UMass Amherst location  and are no longer seeking […]
December 20, 2020

Immune response in breastmilk to COVID 19 and SARS-CoV-2 immunization

Dr Kathleen Acaro’s UMass Amherst team, in collaboration with Dr Heidi Leftwich’s group at UMass Medical School Amherst has done a study of Antibodies and Cytokines […]
August 10, 2020

Gene Methylation and Breast Cancer Risk assessment using Breast Milk

  I hope you are staying well during these difficult times.  Our lab has stayed open during the first five months of the pandemic (March through […]
March 23, 2020

Transmission of COVID-19 to babies: Breastfeeding by women with Coronavirus

  We have been asked questions about safe breastfeeding and COVID-19.  We are Researchers, not physicians so we don’t give medical advice but we can provide […]