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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: A multivalent vaccine for Staphylococcus aureus
Principal Investigator:

Jon Oscherwitz

Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $247,712
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Staphylococcus aureus is a gram positive bacteria that possesses a multitude of virulence factors. It is a frequent and severe pathogen in hospitals and of increasing concern in the community, where it results in severe skin infections, pneumonia, sepsis and lethal bacterial endocarditis. A significant proportion of these infections are the result of methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA). We have developed a highly immunogenic prototype nanoparticle vaccine capable of rapidly eliciting antibody...

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