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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Molecular Analysis of Bacterial Adaptive Response to Host Reactive Species
Principal Investigator:

Andres Vazquez-Torres

Location: Denver, CO
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2017 - March 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $82,494
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Infectious diarrhea afflicts a billion people a year and is responsible for 4% of all human deaths. Many of the 2,500 serovars of nontyphoidal Salmonella enterica are common causes of infectious diarrhea in the general population, active military servicemen and veterans. As is the case for Salmonella, the number of bacteria resistant to antibiotics is steadily increasing. Antibiotic resistance in Gram-negative bacilli is becoming a clinical problem of epic proportions with few therapeutic agents...

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