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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Mechanisms of Staphylococcus aureus-induced changes in cutaneous T cell networks
Principal Investigator:

Corey Parlet

Location: Iowa City, IA
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2020 - March 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $183,297
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) is a ubiquitous gram-­positive pathogen that is one of the  most frequent causes of skin and soft tissue infections. Frequently, these infections serve as a  prelude to invasive life-­threatening diseases. The prevalence of severe S. aureus infections  have increased in healthy populations, associated with the development of both drug resistance  and hypervirulence in methicillin-­resistant S. aureus (MRSA) strains such USA 300. The spread  of MRSA-­induced dise...

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