A collaborative research project that could significantly improve our understanding of the role of Candida albicans in gum and jaw disease has been awarded $2 million by the US National Institutes for Health (NIH).
Howard Jenkinson, Professor of Oral Microbiology and Head of Research at the University of Bristol’s
School of Oral and Dental Sciences
, has been funded by the
since 2006 for research into
— the species of
that causes most fungal infections. This five-year programme renewal is to develop further research into yeast infections and better ways to control them.
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