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Preventing Diarrhea with Lysozyme-Rich Milk

Elizabeth Maga of the University of California, Davis in the U.S. will develop genetically modified goats to produce milk rich in lysozyme. This will test the theory that lysozyme, an antimicrobial component of human milk, can mitigate the detrimental effects of malnutrition by inducing resistance to diarrheal disease.

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is part of the Grand Challenges partnership network. Visit www.grandchallenges.org to view the map of awarded grants across this network and grant opportunities from partners.