New Innovation May Allow Global Community To Better Understand Environmental Enteric Dysfunction
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Innovation: A New Lens on Child Nutrition
Trevor Mundel, president of global health at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, discusses Environmental Enteric Dysfunction (EED), which makes it “harder for children to extract essential nutrients from food.” Mundel highlights the work of Guillermo Tearney, a professor at Harvard Medical School who is developing “a device that allows us to take pictures of babies’ small intestines” in hopes of being able to better understand EED (3/13).
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