$1.4M Grant Supports Combo Approach to Antibiotic-resistant Infections

$1.4M Grant Supports Combo Approach to Antibiotic-resistant Infections

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$1.4M Grant Supports Combo Approach to Antibiotic-resistant Infections

Work targeting new therapies against antibiotic-resistant infections, led by West Virginia University (WVU) researchers, received a $1.4 million grant from a branch of the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). The grant, awarded by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, will be used to identify the best combinations of antibodies and antimicrobials that can kill infectious bacteria prone to antibiotic resistance, such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa which are often found in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. “With this project, we’re hoping to…

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