Interesting articles and news stories covering antibiotic-resistance  

Pharma Television Interview (4 July 2016):

Could MGB Biopharma Limited be on track to be first developer of a truly novel antibacterial? To watch an exclusive interview with MGB’s CFO Raymond Spencer for Pharma Television, follow this link: http://www.pharmatelevision.com/Video/1458-PTVNRRaymond%20Spencer.aspx

New antibiotic could transform C. diff treatment – BBC Scotland (31 August 2015):

BBC Scotland science correspondent Ken Macdonals reports on MGB Biopharma and the University of Strathclyde’s research of new antibiotics being developed that could transform the treatment of bacterial infection Clostridium difficile.

Please follow the link here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-34106754

Antibiotic Apocalypse – BBC Panorama (18 May 2015):

Panorama investigates the global advance of antibiotic-resistant superbugs and the threat they pose to modern medicine and millions of patients worldwide.

View it on iPlayer here: http://bbc.in/1FuoiJT [NOTE: the iPlayer link will expire in April 2016]

The Guardian (14 May 2015):

Pay big pharma to solve antibiotics crisis, says UK government review

BBC News (13 May 2015):

Call for $2bn global antibiotic research fund

Our Plan to Combat and Prevent Antibiotics-Resistant Bacteria – US White House Blog (27 March 2015):

https://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2015/03/27/our-plan-combat-and-prevent-antibiotic-resistant-bacteria

 

 

Associations:

University of Strathclyde

BEAM Alliance

The BEAM Alliance is a group of Biotechs from Europe innovating in Anti-Microbial Resistance. MGB BioPharma is a member of the BEAM Alliance since April 2016.

 

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