Danone awards $50K in student grants

BROOMFIELD — Danone North America, a food and beverage producer headquartered in Broomfield, has awarded a total of $50,000 to students as part of its annual Gut Microbiome, Yogurt and Probiotics Fellowship Grant Program.

This year’s recipients were Catherine Shelton of Vanderbilt University and Alice Solomon of the University of Arizona.

“Danone North America strives to empower scientific, creative minds to nurture advances in yogurt, probiotic and gut microbiome science,” Danone vice president of scientific affairs Miguel Freitas said in a prepared statement. “We recognize that supporting the pursuit of academic and scientific excellence will lead to meaningful advancements in the study of human health.”

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BROOMFIELD — Danone North America, a food and beverage producer headquartered in Broomfield, has awarded a total of $50,000 to students as part of its annual Gut Microbiome, Yogurt and Probiotics Fellowship Grant Program.

This year’s recipients were Catherine Shelton of Vanderbilt University and Alice Solomon of the University of Arizona.

“Danone North America strives to empower scientific, creative minds to nurture advances in yogurt, probiotic and gut microbiome science,” Danone vice president of scientific affairs Miguel Freitas said in a prepared statement. “We recognize that supporting the pursuit of academic and scientific excellence will lead to meaningful advancements in the study of human health.”

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