Novel inhalation formulation of bacteriophages against ‘superbugs’ causing respiratory infections [ 2018 - ]

Also known as: 5043702

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Researchers: Prof HakKim Chan (Principal investigator) ,  Prof Andrew McLachlan Dr Sandra Porteous Morales Dr Kaye Morgan

Brief description Emergence of superbugs has led to life-threatening respiratory infections that are resistant to most antibiotics. There is an urgent need for alternative treatments not relying on antibiotics. Bacteriophages (or ‘bacteria eaters’) are natural predators of bacteria and are unaffected by antibiotic resistance. This multi-disciplinary project will develop novel therapeutics using inhaled bacteriophages against bacterial infections in the lungs.

Funding Amount $563,621.00

Funding Scheme Project Grants

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