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TGAR Foundation and AMR Insights to join forces

TGAR Foundation and AMR Insights to join forces

Amsterdam; The Netherlands / Helsinki; Finland (22 May, 2021): AMR Insights and The Global Antibiotic Resistance Foundation (TGARF) are happy to announce the global collaboration on combating Antimicrobial resistance (AMR). For professionals in the ‘One Health’...
Quantum dots target infections

Quantum dots target infections

Larry H. Bernstein, MD, FCAP, CuratorLPBI Quantum dots target infections Photoactivated QDs Kill Antibiotic-Resistant ‘Superbugs’ A technique for treating bacterial infections has successfully used light-activated quantum dots (QDs) to kill multiple...
New antibiotic effective against MRSA

New antibiotic effective against MRSA

Larry H. Bernstein, MD, FCAP, CuratorLPBI New antibiotic effective against MRSA A New Antibiotic (E)-3-(3-Carboxyphenyl)-2-(4-cyanostyryl)quinazolin-4(3H)-one, from University Of Notre Dame The emergence of resistance to antibiotics over the past few decades...
The Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance

The Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance

Writer and Curator: Larry H. Bernstein, MD, FCAP The Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance Antibiotic resistance has become a major challenge of our time.  Common microorganisms that inhabit the skin, mouth and nares, and fecal organisms are transmitted in...
The Journey of Antibiotic Discovery

The Journey of Antibiotic Discovery

Reporter and Curator: Dr. Sudipta Saha, Ph.D. The Journey of Antibiotic Discovery The term ‘antibiotic’ was introduced by Selman Waksman as any small molecule, produced by a microbe, with antagonistic properties on the growth of other microbes. An antibiotic...