Dr. Jeff Gordon_3

Vanderlene Kung, MD/PhD, a physician-scientist and postdoctoral fellow working in Gordon’s lab, is a key participant in an international study ­sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates ­Foundation. The study is designed to understand the role of the gut microbiota in an enigmatic disorder, known as environmental enteric dysfunction or EED, that is thought to be a major contributor to childhood undernutrition. (James Byard)

Vanderlene Kung, MD/PhD, a physician-scientist and postdoctoral fellow working in Gordon’s lab, is a key participant in an international study ­sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates ­Foundation. The study is designed to understand the role of the gut microbiota in an enigmatic disorder, known as environmental enteric dysfunction or EED, that is thought to be a major contributor to childhood undernutrition. (James Byard)