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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Nanomicellar antiviral strategies for RSV infection
Principal Investigator:

Shyam S. Mohapatra

Location: Tampa, FL
Congressional District Code: 14
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2017 - June 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $123,750
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The major goal of this program is to further develop and translate recent discoveries in biology of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), an important pathogen that infects an estimated 64 million people and causes ~200, 000 deaths globally every year. In the US, RSV causes >11,000 deaths of elderly annually. There is no effective treatment or vaccine against RSV infection. Currently, only high-risk infants receive antibody-based prophylaxis, which is expensive and moderately effective in reducing...

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