Tissue tropism and innate immune responses of respiratory viruses in primary differentiated human respiratory epithelial cells in vitro and in ex-vivo cultures of lung and nasopharynx


Grant Data
Project Title
Tissue tropism and innate immune responses of respiratory viruses in primary differentiated human respiratory epithelial cells in vitro and in ex-vivo cultures of lung and nasopharynx
Principal Investigator
Dr Chan, Michael Chi Wai   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Professor Nicholls John Malcolm   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Tsao George Sai Wah   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Poon Lit Man Leo   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
24
Start Date
2008-12-01
Completion Date
2010-11-30
Amount
415682
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
respiratory viruses, respiratory epithelial cells, ex vivo organ culture, tropism, innate immune responses
Discipline
Infection/Parasitology,Microbiology
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
HKU 761208M
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2008/2009
Status
Completed