Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| BLR&D Research Career Scientist Award Application|
Philip N. Rather
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| October 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Project Summary. The Gram-negative bacterium Acinetobacter baumannii is a leading cause of infections in both the hospital setting and in military personnel injured during wartime. The goal of this Research Career Scientist Award is to continue addressing the mechanisms that regulate virulence and β−lactam resistance in A. baumannii. A high-frequency switch that regulates the transition between virulent (opaque) and avirulent (translucent) forms of A. baumannii will be studied using a combinatio...
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