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Grand Challenges Exploration Seeks New Tools, Models For Improving Gut Function

In the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists” blog, Richard Elliot, a senior program officer on the Discovery and Translational Sciences team at the foundation, discusses the foundation’s Grand Challenges Exploration (GCE) Round 12 call for proposals on “ideas about tools and models to enable us to better develop new therapies for acute secretory diarrhea (ASD) and environmental enteric dysfunction (EED). … These and all the projects funded under the GCE Round 12 topics will be available at grandchallenges.org in mid-May 2014…” (3/26).