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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Interaction of LOS and Innate Immunity in Neisseria Infection
Principal Investigator:

Gary Jarvis

Location: San Francisco, CA
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2016 - December 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Infections due to the Gram-negative bacteria Neisseria meningitidis and N. gonorrhoeae represent major public health problems around the world. Meningococcal infections total 0.5-1.2 million and cause death of 50,000-135,000 individuals annually worldwide. Infections by N. meningitidis can present with a range of symptoms including sudden onset of fever, headache, stiff neck, nausea, and alterations in mental state. The bacteria primarily infect t...

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