Friday, December 14, 2012

Prof. Bernstein Gets $2 Million Grant

We congratulate Assistant Professor Robin Bernstein on receiving a prestigious, $2 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Achieving Healthy Growth program aims to comprehend children’s growth with the goal of having children across the world achieving healthy growth.
This grant will allow Dr. Bernstein and her team to study how hormones in children’s bodies are affected by nutrition and disease. Her data and conclusions will contribute to our understanding of children’s growth.
Dr. Bernstein received one of the seven grants awarded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to study growth in children. The Foundation has designated children’s growth as one of the most important issues that in world health.