P3 Faculty Member Awarded NIH Grant to Support Bacteriophage Therapy Research!
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded $2.5 million in grants to 12 institutes around the world to support research on bacteriophage therapy. These awards represent NIAID’s first series of grants focused exclusively on research on this therapy, an emerging field that could yield new ways to fight antimicrobial-resistant bacteria.
Pittsburgh Phage Project faculty member, Graham Hatfull, PhD is one of the 12 principal investigators receiving this award. His research will be focusing on phage resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Congratulations, Dr. Hatfull!