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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Endocytosis in Candida filamentation, biofilm formation and virulence
Principal Investigator:

Samuel A. Lee

Location: White River Junction, VT
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2018 - June 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


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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