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Katherine Belfield

Research Assistant, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

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Biofilms, biomaterials, clinical microbiology, novel treatment strategies for otitis media with effusion, antibiotic sensitivity testing, small colony variants

Research Summary

Katie is a Research Assistant in the Biomaterials-Related Infection Group. Her current research includes investigating novel treatment strategies for otitis media with effusion, by investigating… read more

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Current Research

Katie is a Research Assistant in the Biomaterials-Related Infection Group. Her current research includes investigating novel treatment strategies for otitis media with effusion, by investigating different agents that may target biofilms. She is testing the agents in combination with antibiotics against in vitro biofilm models. Concurrently, she is investigating the role of swarming and swimming of Proteus spp. isolates in colonizing urinary catheters.

Biomaterials Related Infection Group

Division or Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Dermatology
The University of Nottingham
C Floor, West Block, Queen's Medical Centre
Nottingham, NG7 2UH


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