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Staphylococcal Pathogenesis

Our research focuses on Staphylococcus aureus , an important cause of infection in humans. Methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) causes significant morbidity and mortality and new therapeutic approaches are urgently needed. Our team are using multidisciplinary approaches to study the bacterial factors that allow S. aureus to successfully colonise and infect humans.

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Assistant Professor Joan Geoghegan

Leader of the Staphylococcal Pathogenesis research group

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