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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX001328-05
Title: Bile Acids and Clostridium scindens Inhibit C. difficile: Role of Secreted Antibacterial Compounds
Principal Investigator:

Phillip B. Hylemon

Location: Richmond, VA
Congressional District Code: 4
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2017 - December 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $167,514
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,446,027
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

ABSTRACT PI- Phillip B. Hylemon, Ph.D. Title: “Bile Acids and Clostridium scindens Inhibit C. difficile: Role of Secreted Antibacterial Compounds” Clostridium difficile, the cause of antibiotic associated diarrhea and colitis, is a growing health threat for patients taking broad spectrum antibiotics. It has been estimated that C. difficile may be responsible for almost a half a million infections per year and 29,000 deaths in the US at an annual cost of $4.8 billion dollars. Patients on broad-s...



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