Limna - Lausanne Integrative Metabolism Nutrition Alliance

Group Leader
Aristea Binia

Department of Metabolic Health - NIHS

Metabolic Programming group

Our objective is to develop nutritional and non-nutritional concepts to promote lifelong cardiometabolic health focusing on:

•       Short term: adequate neonatal birth weight, infant/toddler growth & body composition, metabolic state

•       Long term: future metabolic health of mothers and babies

•       Breast milk/breastfeeding support for adequate infant growth and lifelong metabolic health

Our expertise are: maternal and infant nutrition and physiology, human milk physiology, genetic and nutrition epidemiology, epigenetics and animal physiology with a focus on metabolic health & glucose homeostasis


  • metabolic programming
  • human milk
  • lactation
  • infant nutrition
  • development origins of health and disease
  • genetics
  • epigenetics
  • body composition
  • lifelong metabolic health


Dr Aristea Binia, PhD

Group leader in Metabolic Programming

R&D Expert in Genetics & Epigenetics

Nestlé Research


EPFL Innovation Park, Bâtiment G

1015, Lausanne, Switzerland