Pathogenesis of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)-associated renal failure


Grant Data
Project Title
Pathogenesis of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)-associated renal failure
Principal Investigator
Dr Yeung, Man Lung   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Professor Yuen Kwok Yung   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
36
Start Date
2015-09-01
Completion Date
2018-08-31
Amount
1137132
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
MERS-CoV, DPP4, Renal failure
Discipline
Microbiology
Panel
Biology and Medicine (M)
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
17124415
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2015/2016
Status
On-going
Objectives
2 To investigate the response of various renal cell types to MERS-CoV infection 3 To generate a humanized mouse model that is systematically sensitized to MERS-CoV infection