The expression of hydrophilins enables Acinetobacter baumannii to survive without water on hospital surfaces, providing a target for future elimination efforts and a pathway for biologic drug preservation.
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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.
A White Paper launched by a coalition of partners spanning pharmaceuticals, MedTech and diagnostics, calls for a transformational change in the way infection is detected, monitored, prevented and managed across all facets of the NHS, healthcare systems and broader society.
Could plasma-based engineering provide a greener method to produce antimicrobial materials, such as contact-killing, antifouling and drug-release surfaces?
Effective vancomycin concentrations can be delivered locally to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)-infected sites of the skin with the use of miniaturised needles. This presents opportunities for targeted delivery of medication for focal skin diseases. Here, Georgios A Sotiriou and Liv Eidsmo of the Karolinska Institutet discuss some of them.
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.
20 leading research, medical and pharmaceutical organisations appeal to G7 governments to tackle growing antibiotic resistance.
In a Phase III trial, Novartis’ investigational checkpoint inhibitor tislelizumab improved overall survival in patients with oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
BioVersys will receive €20 million in funding to support its development of new treatments for antimicrobial resistant infections.
The vaccine was able to target the desired immune cells and could become the first stage of a multi-step vaccine strategy to combat HIV and various other viral diseases.
Trial finds neither azithromycin nor doxycycline meaningfully improve recovery times or reduce risk of hospitalisation in non-hospitalised COVID-19 patients.
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.
A new report has predicted that the global antibiotics market will grow at a CAGR of four percent from 2020-2027.
Analysing the components of gentamicin, researchers have developed a new formulation for the antibiotic that does not cause deafness.
Ibezapolstat cured all 10 patients of their Clostridioides difficile infections and prevented recurrence for at least 30 days.