Synergy of Host Defense Mechanisms in the Lung

  • Casadevall, Arturo (CoPI)
  • Casadevall, Arturo (PI)

Project: Research project

Project Details

Description

Cryptococcus neoformans is a major human pathogenic fungus that is acquired by in inhalation into lungs. In the lung the primary host defense system are macrophages that engulf the fungal particles. This application seeks to understand in detail the C. neoformans-macrophage interaction with the ultimate goal of using that information to prevent disease and improve the treatment of cryptococcal disease.
StatusActive
Effective start/end date9/30/971/31/23

Funding

  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: $326,151.00
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: $384,100.00
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: $384,100.00
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: $373,500.00
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: $373,500.00
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: $373,500.00
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: $373,500.00
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: $6,581,763.00
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: $373,500.00

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