Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Candida albicans responses to antifungals and cell wall stress|
Cornelius J. Clancy
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| October 2019 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Candida albicans causes invasive infections like candidemia and intra-abdominal canididiasis (IAC) that are common among hospitalized patients. The C. albicans cell wall is central to the pathogenesis of candidiasis, but mechanisms that link cell wall regulation and virulence are only beginning to be understood. Cell wall-active echinocandin antifungals are front-line agents against invasive candidiasis. However, mortality rates among patients with candidemia or IAC who are treated with echinoca...
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