Funding: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Time Period: 07/15/14-10/31/16
Pathogen-specific treatment and management strategies for diarrheal illness. Assist the Enteric & Diarrheal Disease team at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in prioritizing unanswered research questions related to diarrheal disease interventions with the greatest potential for impact in reducing diarrhea-related mortality, adverse nutritional consequences, or severity of illness that be can be evaluated in clinical trial designs in the near future. Activities include conducting a systematic review of available interventions, designing and implementing a survey among experts in the field, and evaluating the empiric basis for international diarrheal disease management guidelines.