Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Interaction of LOS and Innate Immunity in Neisseria Infection|
||San Francisco, CA
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| July 2016 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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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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