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Antibiotic resistance in chronic biofilm infections - Novel mechanisms and approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of periprosthetic joint infections

Research project
Pågående forskning
Project size
2,52 MSEK
Project owner
The Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg (Department of Biomaterials): Margarita Trobos (Principle Investigator), Magdalena Zaborowska, Maria Hoffman; The Sahlgrenska University Hospital (Department of Orthopaedics, and the Swedish Hip Arthropl

Financier
CARe (Transmission), the Region Västra Götaland and the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 754412 (MoRE2020), LUA-ALF (ALFGBG-719961), the Handlanden Hjalmar Svensson Foundat

Short description

This project addresses two major threats to global health: antibiotic resistance and chronic biofilm infections, with consequences in patient mortality and healthcare costs.