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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Molecular Analysis of Bacterial Adaptive Response to Host Reactive Species
Principal Investigator:

Andres Vazquez-Torres

Location: Denver, CO
Congressional District Code: 6
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2021 - March 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $128,400
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Infectious diarrhea afflicts a billion people a year and is responsible for approximately 4% of all human deaths worldwide. Salmonella enterica are common causes of infectious diarrhea in humans, and often plague active military servicemen and veterans. Salmonella are among the most frequent bacterial isolates resistant to antibiotics. The antibiotic resistance crisis is becoming a clinical problem of epic proportions, as the number of therapeutic compounds in the pipeline is dwindling. Future p...

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