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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Novel selective substituted aminofurazans kinase inhibitors for Drug resistant Bacteria
Principal Investigator:

Robert T Striker

Location: Madison, WI
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2018 - December 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $155,516
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Antibiotic resistant bacteria are a major threat to human health. Each year in the United States, approximately 2 million people are infected with bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics resulting in at least 23,000 deaths. The development of novel antibiotics is needed. However, de novo antibiotic development is resource intensive. Given the poor return on investment, major pharmaceutical companies have significantly decreased antibiotic Research and Development efforts. Academic labs genera...

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