Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Advanced Preclinical Testing of a Broad-Spectrum Antiparasitic Quinolones for Veteran Health|
Joseph ("Stone") Doggett
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| April 2019 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
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VA scientists have discovered antiparasitic quinolones that are highly effective against malaria and toxoplasmosis. Malaria is a potentially fatal infection that is a deployment hazard for veterans. The many veterans who have HIV or who undergo hematopoietic stem cell or solid organ transplant are at risk of developing Toxoplasma encephalitis when they are immunosuppressed. Current treatments for malaria and prophylaxis for malaria are limited by the spread of drug resistance. Medicines for toxo...
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