CO-ADD's Mark Blaskovich discusses recent 'superbug' news headlines in The Conversation - in English and Indonesian!
Today, the Community for Open Antimicrobial Drug Discovery (CO-ADD) hosted representatives from the Global Antibiotic Research & Development Partnership (GARDP).
CO-ADD team with GARDP represenatives Manica Balasegaram, Jennifer Katz and Paul Field
An antibiotic overlooked since its discovery 40 years ago could help develop new drugs against life-threatening infections caused by some of the world’s most dangerous superbugs.
University of Queensland Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) researchers synthesised the antibiotic, and increased its effectiveness against extensively drug-resistant bacteria, then collaborated with Monash University to evaluate the drug using animal models of infection.
An extra membrane camouflages Gram-negative bacteria from drugs and the immune system.
In The Conversation, CO-ADD's Mark Blaskovich discusses nasty bacteria and fungi lurking in our gardens that have the potential to cause us harm.
An old drug supercharged by CO-ADD researchers at The University of Queensland has emerged as a new antibiotic that could destroy some of the world’s most dangerous superbugs. The research was published in the journal Nature Communications.