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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Defining omic-signatures in recurrent Clostridium difficile infection
Principal Investigator:

Gary Wang

Location: Gainesville, FL
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: September 2017 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $129,352
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


ABSTRACT Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is one of the most prevalent and devastating healthcare-associated infections. Following standard antibiotic therapy, up to 25% of individuals with CDI develop one or more recurrences. Persistent or repeated episodes are difficult to treat and are a significant hardship for patients. The high success rate of fecal microbiota transplant for recurrent CDI provides powerful insight into the importance of restoring normal gut microbiota. However, to dat...

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