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Funded Project Details - FY2023

Project Number:

Title: Bacteriophage to treat multidrug‐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 - September 2023
FY 2023 Funding Amount: $195,837
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


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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