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Placental Inflammation Impacts Infant Growth and Microbiome

OraLee Branch of New York University in the U.S. will research the hypothesis that inflammation of the placenta affects the postnatal growth of offspring by altering programming in the fetus that determines the makeup of the child's intestinal microbiota. Correcting such fetal programming could promote nutrient absorption and healthy growth.

More information about Explore Nutrition for Healthy Growth of Infants and Children (Round 7)

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