Gates Foundation Introduces New Grand Challenge To Address Newborn, Infant Gut Health

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Understanding How Gut Microbiota Affect Child Health
Alexis Katsis and Brad Zamft of the Gates Foundation write, “We are … excited to introduce one of our new Grand Challenges Explorations topics: Addressing Newborn and Infant Gut Health Through Bacteriophage-Mediated Microbiome Engineering. In this call we ask researchers to send us their best ideas on using bacteriophages to modify gut microbiota, so that we can understand better its impact on gut function…” (4/21).

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