Dr Owen Seddon, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology at University Hospital of Wales, explains how successes in the development of the coronavirus vaccine must be used in the fight against other vaccine preventable disease.
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Could plasma-based engineering provide a greener method to produce antimicrobial materials, such as contact-killing, antifouling and drug-release surfaces?
In this article, Dr Michael Koeris, Associate Professor, Bioprocessing at Keck Graduate Institute, and Carolina Moraes de Souza, Keck MEng graduate, now Process Development Senior Associate at Amgen, discuss the key formulation considerations for bacteriophages, a potential solution to antimicrobial resistance, and why process development should be an early consideration.
BioVersys will receive €20 million in funding to support its development of new treatments for antimicrobial resistant infections.
A novel algorithm shows that there is a robust network for transferring plasmids between bacteria which may be causing the rapid spread of antibiotic resistance.
Pharmaceutical manufacturing can lead to the contamination of water ways and supply. Here, the ultimate effects from pharma’s role in environmental pollution is examined.
Ribosomal RNA is one of the main targets of antibiotics, however mutations in the rRNA form resistance against the drug and is a well known route...