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A Mouse Model of Spinal Implant Infection: A Novel Method to Evaluate Metal Suscepitibility to Infection and Anti-microbial Coatings

Grant Recipient: Nicholas M Bernthal, MD

Co-Investigators: Anthony A Scaduto, MD
The Regents of the Univ. of California
Presentations & Publications:
Dworsky E, Stavrakis A, Loftin A, Hu Y, Richman S, Scaduto A, Bernthal N. An in vivo Mouse Model of Spinal Implant Infection. Podium Presentation – Western Orthopaedic Association (WOA) Annual Meeting, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, 2015.
Dworsky E, Loftin A, Richman S, Scaduto A, Bernthal N. Antimicrobial Coatings for Spine Implants in a Novel Mouse Model of Spinal Fixation. Podium Presentation – American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting, Orlando, 2016
Dworsky E, Hegde V, Lord E, Miller LS, Wang J, Francis K, Scaduto A, Bernthal N.  A novel mouse model of spinal implant infection.  J Orthop Res April 2016.
Further Funding:

Nicholas M. Bernthal, MD (P.I.)

National Institutes of Health (NIH) K08

“Modifying and Delivering Antimicrobials to Prevent Orthopaedic Implant Infections”

Expected Project Period: 12/01/2015-11/30/2019

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