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Antibiotic Resistance

It's almost unbelievable to think that antibiotics were discovered less than a century ago, and that before then people were severely disabled or killed by what we now regard as easily treatable diseases. Scientists have been warning for years that bacteria is slowly becoming resistant to our wonder cure and that there is no plan B when the last carefully controlled antibiotics no longer work.

Recently there has been a few stories of potential new forms which prevent us going back to the dark ages so I'll be monitoring developments of those here.


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Destiny Pharma

Biotechnology company dedicated to the development of novel anti-infectives

Phico Therapeutics

Biotechnology company developing a novel platform technology designed to overcome antibacterial resistance

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Recent News

England battles antibiotic resistance with a call for responsible use

Sky News - 15-Nov-2023

Infections increased in 2022 with a 20% chance of death within 30 days


Novel Claromer compounds fight viruses by targeting their protective membranes

Maxwell Biosciences - 02-Aug-2023

Inspired by human immunity, Claromers are revolutionary molecules which may overcome resistance in near future


Artificial Intelligence assists in discovery of potent antibiotic to combat superbugs

BBC - 25-May-2023

AI scrutinized a list of 6,680 compounds, ultimately shortlisting potential antibiotics in under two hours


Albicidin, plant toxin, strongest antibiotic emerged, kills harmful bacteria in a unique way

Independent - 24-Jan-2023

The toxins interaction with the bacterial enzyme gyrase could help overcome antibiotic resistance


Phage therapy shows promise in treating drug-resistant infections

The Guardian - 13-May-2022

Success in patients with otherwise untreatable infections could make way for clinical trials next year

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