‘Intelligent’ Antibacterial Coatings for Improving Outcomes with Infections Associated with Dialysis Catheters [ 2017 - 2019 ]

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Researchers: Prof Krasimir Vasilev (Principal investigator) ,  A/Pr Cynthia Whitchurch Prof John Hayball Prof Jonathan Gleadle

Brief description The outcomes of this projects will set the framework for the rational design of novel and ’intelligent‘ antibacterial coating that selectively respond to the ‘virulent’ bacteria that cause such significant and recurrent issues in routine kidney dialysis regimens and will underpin future academic and commercial collaborative efforts to rationally-design and manufacture kidney dialysis catheters with substrate surface characteristics that will enhance utility, function and clinical application;

Funding Amount $AUD 669,794.69

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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