Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Endocytosis in Candida filamentation, biofilm formation and virulence|
Samuel A. Lee
||White River Junction, VT
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| July 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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The fungus Candida albicans is the 4th most common cause of hospital-acquired bloodstream infections (BSI), and is a major cause of intravenous catheter-associated infections, urinary infections, skin and mucosal infections, and invasive disease in our veteran patient population. Despite advancements in medical care, the high mortality rate due to invasive Candida infections is no better than two decades ago. Thus, our ability to prevent, diagnose, and treat invasive Candida infections is still...
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