Novel Interventions for Bronchiectasis [ 2010 - ]

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Researchers: Prof Peter Bye (Principal investigator) ,  A/Pr Joseph McCormack Dr Mark Elkins Prof Paul Torzillo Prof Peter Wark
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Brief description Bronchiectasis is a chronic lung condition in which infection causes wheeze, breathlessness, fatigue and sputum production - markedly reducing quality of life and requiring repeated hospital admissions. Risk of hospitalisation due to the disease is up to 9-fold higher in Indigenous vs other Australians. This research will examine two new, low-cost therapies with excellent potential to treat bronchiectasis: a new antibiotic, Azithromycin, and a mucus-clearance agent, hypertonic saline.

Funding Amount $715,875.00

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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