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Lauren Bakaletz, PhD

Lauren Bakaletz, PhD

Title: Professor of Pediatrics and Otolaryngology

Under Grad: The Ohio State University, College of Biological Sciences

Graduate School: Department of Microbiology, College of Biological Sciences, The Ohio State University

Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Otological Research Laboratories, Department of Otolaryngology, OSUMCv

Current affiliation: Center for Microbial Pathogenesis, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital

Research Interests: Molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis that underlie the polymicrobial disease otitis media (OM), with a particular interest in bacterial adhesins and other determinants that contribute to biofilm formation.  Design, development and pre-clinical testing of vaccine candidates for the prevention of OM.

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