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Topical emollient Therapy in the Management of Severe Acute Malnutrition: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial in Bangladesh, icddr,b, GlaxoSmithKline (4/2015 - 12/2017)

Topical emollient therapy in the management of severe acute malnutrition: A randomized controlled clinical trial in Bangladesh to test whether rehabilitation from severe acute malnutrition can be accelerated through topical applications of sunflower seed oil.




  • Rachel Gibson, Senior Discovery Medicine Scientist, Maternal and Neonatal Health Unit, GlaxoSmithKline, London, UK
  • Pauline Williams, Vice President, Health of Global Health R&D, GlaxoSmithKline, London, UK
  • KM Shahuuja, Clinical Researcher, icddr,b, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Tahmeed Ahmed, Director, Centre for Nutrition and Food Security, icddrb, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Md Igbal Hossain, Senior Scientist, icddr,b, Dhaka, Bangladesh