HM-O Academy

Monday, Apr 23, 2018

Did you know that human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) are the third largest solid component in human milk, only next to lactose and lipids?

HMOs are an exciting area of research in infant nutrition currently. Scientific advances on HMOs are helping us know more about these important components of human breast milk and their role in the multiple benefits of human milk.

The HM-O Academy is an interactive knowledge hub dedicated to HMOs, bringing the latest news, publications and expert opinions.

Learning Modules

Understanding HMOs better with eLearning Courses to enrich your knowledge. Find answers to questions such as ‘What are HMOs?’, ‘Why are HMOs important?’ and more.

Expert Videos

Watch videos of Key Opinion Leaders and Experts in the field of HMOs to augment your learning of HMOs at the HM-O Academy. Discover key insights on the discovery of HMOs, safety of HMOs and more.

Content Library

Find a collection of articles and resources for better understanding of clinical research conducted in the field of HMOs, along with audio-video summaries of selected articles on HMOs.

Educational Resources

Download up-to-date relevant information on HMOs for your use. You can also share relevant information with parents to highlight the potential benefits of HMOs.

Interactive Q&A

Ask your questions and get answers from expert researchers and academicians in the field of HMOs to upgrade your knowledge.



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Academic Activities

Scientific symposium – Critical connectivity: Assessing and supporting the development of brain and behaviour


  • Dr Henry Au Yeung Cheuk-lun (Hong Kong)
  • Professor Weili Lin (USA)
  • Dr Daniel Chiu Cheung-shing (Hong Kong)
  • Dr Fanny Lam Wai-fan (Hong Kong)

The 28th International Congress of Pediatrics (IPA) (NEW!)

17-22 August 2016, Vancouver, Canada

Science Updates

Iodine during the first 1000 days of life (NEW!)

This review article elucidated the influences of iodine on brain development and some disorders like lower intelligence quotients (IQ) or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) through summarizing available data from both animal and human studies.

Vitamin D deficiency and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)

Controversial data on vitamin D and its impact on gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) have been noted. A meta-analysis of 26 studies was performed and found that vitamin D deficiency may raise the risk of gestational diabetes.


Vitamin D and calcium intake calculator from CNAG (NEW!)

  • An interactive tool developed by CNAG for parents to calculate daily vitamin D and calcium intake of their child

Picky Eating eBook

Practical tips to overcome picky eating behaviours by Kate Di Prima, an accredited practicing dietitian specializing in Paediatrics and a spokesperson for the Dietitians Association of Australia.