MAGNUS

Milk affecting growth, cognition and the gut in child stunting

The study aims to assess the effects of nutritional supplementation with milk components – milk protein and whey permeate – on growth and development of stunted children. In addition, the role of the gut in stunting and modification of the effects of supplementation is assessed.

Medical examination

 

Follow-up was completed end of 2020. Analyses of samples will be completed by mid-2022. Write-up is in progress.

 

 

The role of milk protein and whey permeate in lipid-based nutrient supplements on the growth and development of stunted children in Uganda: A randomized trial protocol (MAGNUS)
Pesu, Hannah, Mutumba, Rolland, Mbabazi, Joseph, Olsen, Mette Frahm, Mølgaard, Christian, Michaelsen, Kim F., Ritz, Christian, Filteau, S., Briend, André, Mupere, E., Friis, Henrik & Grenov, Benedikte, 2021, I: Current Developments in Nutrition. 5, 5, 9 s., nzab067.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Involved in the project

Internal

Navn Titel Telefon E-mail
Benedikte Grenov Lektor +4520456654 E-mail
Christian Mølgaard Sektionsleder +4535332516 E-mail
Henrik Friis Professor +4535333860 E-mail
Name Title Institution
André Briend Affiliate Professor Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Hannah Pesu Jespersen PhD-student Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

External

Name Title Institution
Ezekiel Mupere MD, PhD, Head, Ug Principal Investigator Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Makerere University & CFU, Uganda
Joseph Mbabazi MSc, PhD-student Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Makerere University & CFU, Uganda
Rolland Mutumba MD, PhD-student Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Makerere University & CFU, Uganda
Suzanne Filteau MSc, PhD, Prof. London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Jonathan Wells MSc, PhD, Prof, Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK

Funded by

  • AFH Arla Food for Health
  • The Danish Dairy Research Foundation
  • Nutriset
  • Various Danish foundations:
    • Læge Sofus Carl Emil Friis og Hustru Olga Doris Friis Legat
    • Augustinus Fonden
    • P. Møller Fonden til Lægevidenskabens Fremme

Period: 2019 - 2022.

Contact

Associate Professor Benedikte Grenov