Characterization of Staphylococcus aureus virulence factor EsxA and structure-based screening of EsxA's inhibitors for combating methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)


Grant Data
Project Title
Characterization of Staphylococcus aureus virulence factor EsxA and structure-based screening of EsxA's inhibitors for combating methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
Principal Investigator
Dr Sze, Kong Hung   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Dr Kao Richard Yi Tsun   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
28
Start Date
2014-04-01
Completion Date
2016-07-31
Amount
838184
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
infectious diseases, drug resistant, MRSA, virulence factor, EsxA, EsxB
Discipline
Others - Medicine, Dentistry and Health
Panel
Medicine
HKU Project Code
13120862
Grant Type
Health and Medical Research Fund - Full Grant
Funding Year
2013/2014
Status
On-going