Topic: Antibiotics

Bacteria Suppress Their Antibiotic-Resistant Cousins

May 13, 2015
Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Doctors battling antibiotic resistant superbugs are in desparate need of new treatment options. New research suggests that the infecting bacteria might be turned against themselves to weaken their defenses.

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$2.1 Million Grant Targets Antibiotic Resistance

March 31, 2015

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Dr. Walter Fast, associate professor of medicinal chemistry at The University of Texas at Austin's College of Pharmacy, a four-year $2.1 million grant to develop small-molecules that counter antibiotic resistance in Gram-negative bacteria. If successful, the research could lead to new drugs for treating bacterial infections that are resistant to most antibiotics.

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November Health Notes

Nov. 15, 2007

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss health issues ranging from depression to antibiotic-resistant "superbug" bacteria.

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