Jeffrey Gardner, Biological Sciences, Receives NIH R01 Award to Discover New Treatments for Fungal Disease
Fungi can cause disease inside your body and on your skin, or even grow on medical equipment like catheter tubing and wound dressings. Many fungal diseases are treatable with antifungal medications, but drug resistance is a growing problem. With a new four-year grant from NIH, Jeffrey Gardner and his students will be looking for new ways to target disease-causing fungi.
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