Prevention of recurrent Urinary Tract Infections in patients with spinal cord injury

Project:

Prevention of recurrent Urinary Tract Infections in patients with spinal cord injury

Format: Clinical trial

Structure: This project is investigating the value of a vaccine to prevent urinary tract infections (UTI’s).

Need: Many people with spinal cord injury struggle with persistent and recurrent UTI’s, which can significantly affect their independence. This vaccine has the potential to prevent UTIS in as many as 83% of people living with spinal cord injury.

Project Stage: Recruitment

Location: Stoke Mandeville Spinal Research, Stoke Mandeville Hospital

Project Manager:  James Cooper SMSR – james.cooper@smsr.org.uk

Research Team:
Mr Fadel Derry (Consultant, NSIC)
Mr Nigel Henderson (Orthopedic Surgeon, NSIC)
Dr Julian Taylor (Research Director, SMSR)
Dr Jasmine Hearn (Psychologist, University of Buckingham)
Oxford Team
Reading Team

Funding: NIHR Funded – £281,960

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