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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01RX002595-01A2
Title: Bacteriophage to treat multidrugā€resistant UTI in Persons with Spinal Cord Injury
Principal Investigator:

Barbara W. Trautner

Location: Houston, TX
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: March 2019 - February 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $283,658
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,133,640
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Our overall purpose is to take aim at two urgent clinical problems for persons with spinal cord injury (SCI). The first problem is ongoing morbidity from urinary tract infections (UTI) and mortality from bacteremia and sepsis arising from pathogens in the urinary tract. Urinary tract infections and associated complications are a common threat to the wellbeing and even survival of persons with spinal cord injury (SCI). The second clinical dilemma is the disproportionate harm persons with SCI are...



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