We're excited to share some of our work,
both scientific and sociocultural.
Published February 17, 2021
By BIOMILQ Team
By understanding the behind-the-scenes of milk-making, we hope that moms cut themselves some slack, recognizing that there are many biological reasons for breastfeeding struggles, and that there is more than one way to feed a baby.
Published February 8, 2021
Team Book Club: "Lactivism" by Courtney Jung
"Breastfeeding, it turns out, is never just breastfeeding."
By Charlotte Fron
Published January 27, 2021
"When I first was introduced to Leila, she was described to me as ‘a crazy lady’. But, after learning about how Leila was making milk outside the body here in Durham, NC, I only saw her as ‘visionary,’ not crazy."
By Michelle Egger
Published January 11, 2021
"Why am I doing this?"
It turns out that our mission is about far more than increasing infant feeding options.
By Leila Strickland
"BIOMILQ Could Be The Next Major Food Disruptor: Getting Real About Entrepreneurship"
"Cut the Ribbon, Pop the Bubbly!
How 3 start-ups opened in 2020 fueled by passion and supported by the right collaboration tools"
"‘I want to give my child the best’:
the race to grow human breast milk
in a lab"
"Science is on the brink of replacing formula with lab-grown breast milk"
"Bill Gates’ climate-change investment firm bets on
lab-produced breast milk"
2020 Most Disruptive MBA Startups: BIOMILQ, Duke University (Fuqua)
"Early results are promising enough to spell trouble for the $45-billion dollar infant formula industry."
Published November 17, 2020
Team Book Club: ‘Skimmed,’ by Andrea Freeman
"The injustices that Freeman exposes are heartbreaking, yet our team emerged with a sense of hope."
Published June 16, 2020
“The BIOMILQ team is thrilled to be supported by such inspirational and mission-aligned investors who understand the needs of parents and the planet”
and Leila Strickland
Published February 6, 2020
"While there is no replacement for breastmilk, we believe we can harness the power of science, technology, and nature to deliver comprehensive and sustainable
By Michelle Egger & Leila Strickland