Topic: antibiotic-resistant bacteria
Scientists are adding antigenic epitopes to an old class of antibiotic to trigger an immune response against Gram-negative bacteria.
A protein called called TWIK2 could pave the way for the development of drugs that tamp down massive inflammatory responses.
A Tufts team has published research that explains how A. baumannii builds a protective coating, allowing it to evade destruction from antibiotics.
A team of scientists clarified the role of the protein LRRK2 in tuberculosis, suspecting that it behaves similarly in Parkinson's.
A project that aims to rev up the search for drugs to treat antimicrobial-resistant infections has picked up two more deep-pocketed backers.
Achaogen got a mixed outcome from the FDA advisory committee meeting on its antibiotic plazomicin yesterday.
The IPO funds will support phase 3 trials of oral and intravenous sulopenem in three types of infection.
Antibiotics dubbed odilorhabdins (ODLs), inspired by soil-dwelling nematodes, hold promise for treating antibiotic-resistant infections.
After serving a stint at Intarcia Pharma, Novartis vet Mahesh Karande is now president and CEO at Macrolide.
Genentech scientists used an antibody to kill E. coli bacteria by blocking the enzyme BamA.