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Revenge of the Germs

November 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

This month marks the centennial of The Great War’s ending. But it also recalls the “Great Influenza” when somewhere between [MORE]

Simulating the Physician-Patient Relationship

September 27, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

RWJF Role Play Discussing Antibiotics
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is funding a series of virtual conversations between a physician and [MORE]

How a New Antibiotic Was Discovered

August 11, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Teixobactin Structure
Antibiotic-resistance has been a persistent problem in clinical medicine since sulfonamide resistance was reported in 1939. Still, new soil [MORE]

Choosing the Right Antibiotic

June 23, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Lab on a Chip
Johns Hopkins engineers have designed a microfluidics chip that can demonstrate which antibiotics work against which pathogens. [MORE]

Inhaled Nanoparticle Antibiotic Delivery

May 12, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Helmoltz Nanoparticles Fight S. aureus
Nanoparticles are becoming an important means for drug delivery because they can be placed directly in [MORE]

3-D Printed Plastic Beads for Drug Delivery

November 18, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Printing Custom Medical Implants
“Most of today’s antibiotic implants, or “beads,” are made out of bone cements which have to be [MORE]

“Personalized” Pathogens

July 17, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Staphylococcus aureus VISA
It has been a decade since hospital-acquired vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA) was first isolated from the [MORE]

The Down Side of Antibiotics

September 9, 2008 | | Posted in Newsletter

Streptomycin pioneer Selman Waksman coined the term antibiotics and that class of medication has been an enormous benefit to mankind.  [MORE]