With COVID-19 tests and testing materials in short supply across the nation, researchers at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have joined together to help compensate for the shortage.
Fifteen students in the MD-PhD program at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences presented posters at the Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Research Day last fall at the Jacobs School building in downtown Buffalo.
Genetic susceptibility to mucosal infections with aging. Elsa Bou Ghanem (Co-Principal Investigator). NIAID-R21. $438,625. 6/1/2020-5/1/2022.
Conserved Proteus mirabilis genetic requirements for colonization of the catheterized urinary tract. Chelsie Armbruster (Principal Investigator). National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. $1,684,580. 9/1/2019-5/1/2024.
The efficacy of Liposomal Encapsulation of Polysaccharides pneumococcal vaccine in protecting aged hosts against invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae infections in murine models. Elsa Bou Ghanem (Co-Principal Investigator). NIA-R21. $436,310. 9/1/2019-6/1/2021.