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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01RX002287-01
Title: Development of a Unique Antibiofilm Therapy for Diabetic Foot Ulcer Infections
Principal Investigator:

Dustin L Williams

Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: August 2016 - January 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,099,951
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
Go To NIH RePORTER


Excerpt:

RELEVANCE: For patients within the VA healthcare system, diabetic foot ulcers constitute a significant portion of treatment and therapy. Among all complications in patients with diabetes none is more common, costly and complex than foot infections. When these wounds are complicated by biofilm-forming bacteria, the problem becomes particularly challenging as biofilms contribute to chronic, difficult-to-treat infections that lead to morbidity and amputation. In cases of infected diabetic foot ulce...



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