UAB receives Grand Challenges Explorations funding

gates_storyThe University of Alabama at Birmingham announced today that it will receive funding through Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative created by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that enables researchers worldwide to test unorthodox ideas that address persistent health and development challenges. Mohammad Khaled, Ph.D., professor emeritus in the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the School of Health Professions, will pursue an innovative global health research project, titled “Healthy Growth of Infants by Treating Maternal Anemia.”

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