Current Laboratory Research

In vitro antimicrobial susceptibility and molecular characterization of MDR and XDR Pseudomonas aeruginosa (PI- Koirala)

In vitro antimicrobial susceptibility, synergy, and resistance mechanism for Multidrug Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (PI- Koirala)

Biofilm properties in diabetic foot ulcers. Prospective study from patients in Wound Clinic. (PI- Sundareshan)

Ongoing Population Based Study

Prevalence of Hepatitis C among Homeless People in Central Illinois- A population based collaborative study (Co-PIs: Koirala, Alamu)


Ongoing Clinical Trials

A Phase 4, Observational, Multicenter, 10-Year Prospective Cohort Safety Study Comparing Subjects with HIV-Associated Abdominal Lipohypertrophy Exposed to Egrifta® (Tesamorelin For Injection) to a Similar Group of Subjects not Exposed to Egrifta®. (PI-Koirala)

A prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical trial to evaluate whether Egrifta® (tesamorelin for injection), 2 mg once daily sc, increases the risk of development or progression of diabetic retinopathy when administered to HIV-infected subjects with abdominal lipohypertrophy and concomitant diabetes: EMD Serono Protocol # EMR200147-500. (PI-Koirala)

A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of BAY 41-6551 as Adjunctive Therapy in Intubated and Mechanically-Ventilated Patients with Gram-Negative Pneumonia: Bayer 13084 - Amikacin study (PI- Koirala)

A Randomized, Open-Label, Multicenter Study Of Liposomal Amikacin For Inhalation (LAI) In Adult Patients With Nontuberculous Mycobacterial (NTM) Lung Infections Caused By Mycobacterium avium Complex (MAC) That Are Refractory To Treatment. INSMED : INS-212 (PI- Koirala)

A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind, Multicenter, Phase 3 Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of Intravenous Ceftolozane/Tazobactam Compared with Meropenem in Adult Patients with Ventilated Nosocomial Pneumonia (PI- Sundareshan)

A Phase 3 Randomized, Double-Blind Study Comparing TR701 FA and Linezolid in Ventilated Gram-positive Nosocomial Pneumonia (PI- Sundareshan)

Televancin Observational Use Registry (PI- Sundareshan)