Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Quorum Sensing Dependent Interactions with Biofilms and Innate Immunity Defenses|
Alexander R Horswill
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| October 2019 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Staphylococcus aureus is an opportunistic pathogen that causes a broad spectrum of acute and chronic infections. Antibiotic resistance is a growing challenge and methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) infections are more difficult to treat, resulting in increased burden for both patients and healthcare systems. S. aureus causes the majority of skin infections in civilians and the military, but how this pathogen colonizes the skin is unknown. In recent microscopy studies on skin explants, S. aure...
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