University of Nebraska Medical Center

Newborn Nutritional Study

Asian baby drinking formula

Newborns invited to join study exploring infant and toddler formula and its effects.


Call, Text or Email for Information:
pcprep@unmc.edu | 402-670-0360

Principal Investigator:
Brad Brabec, MD
Child Health Research Institute, UNMC/Children's Hospital & Medical Center
985456 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5456
WCG IRB# 20212410
UNMC IRB#751-21-CB

What You Need to Know

Who qualifies for this study?

  • Full-term, healthy infants ages 0-14 days at enrollment
  • Caregivers agree to complete study visits on site (7) and by phone (7) in required timelines
  • Caregivers may feed infant participants study formula as provided, or human milk for the duration of the study
  • Caregivers may choose to wean or supplement onto the study formula or toddler drink
  • Caregivers agree not to introduce non-study formula or toddler formula while participating
  • Other requirements apply; contact us for more information!

Questions and answers

Is there a cost for the formula or toddler drink?

No. All formula and toddler milk beverage will be provided at no cost to the participant or their family. In addition, caregivers will be compensated for their time.

Can my child join if they are older than 14 days old?

All participants must begin participation by 14 days old, so contact us early for information.

What is the purpose of this study?

This research helps explore options for infant and toddler formula and its effects.