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A new reimbursement model for antibiotics by the NHS and NICE is being labelled as a ‘great breakthrough’. Read more

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An old antibiotic could be the key to killing off dangerous skin cancer cells, new research shows. Read more

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Polyphor — a clinical stage Swiss biopharmaceutical company — has raised CHF 6.8 million from the Novo REPAIR Impact Fund to accelerate the development of novel antibiotics against multi-drug resistant Gram-negative pathogens. Read more

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Biotechnology company, Phico Therapeutics, has been awarded significant funding from Innovate UK to support the manufacturing development of its intravenous antibiotic, SASPject PT3.8. Read more

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As the UK enjoys a prolonged period of hot and sunny weather, a threat is becoming apparent in the form of serious infection due to horsefly bites, according to the charity, Antibiotic Research UK (ANTRUK). Read more

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A European research, development and innovation organisation, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, has developed a vaccine for piglets to reduce the use of antibiotics and help with the global issue of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Read more

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Yesterday (Tuesday 26 June) saw the Liverpool Business Festival play host to the Health and Life Sciences sector and featured a selection of presentations from key opinion leaders, including Lord Jim O’Neill. Read more

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Biopharmaceutical company, Oppilotech, has been awarded with a grant from Innovate UK to expand its computational model of the outer wall of Gram-negative bacteria. Read more

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Here we count down the top five tweets from @EPM_magazine that have gained the most impressions this week, taken from Twitter analytics. Read more

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A study has been published looking at the mechanism of action of odilorhabdins — a new class of antibiotics — to combat antibiotic resistance, disclosed Nosopharm and the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Read more

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Swiss-based specialty pharma company, Polyphor, has announced that the first patient has been enrolled in the Phase III clinical trial for murepavadin — a pathogen-specific antibiotic being developed for the treatment of nosocomial pneumonia Read more

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A biotech company, Deinove, has signed an exclusive research licence with Italian biopharma company, Naicons, to aid in the discovery of new antibiotics through the Antibiotics against Resistant Infectious Germs (AGIR) project. Read more

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Here we count down the top five tweets from @EPM_magazine that have gained the most impressions this week, taken from Twitter analytics. Read more

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Recent research from a team at Rockefeller University has uncovered natural compounds in soil samples that may be useful in the treatment of several bacterial infections that have become resistant to multiple antibiotics. Read more

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Debiopharm Group, international biopharmaceutical group, has continued its efforts in the fight against antibiotic resistance by investing in antibiotic development through acquiring a minority stake in ABAC Therapeutics. Read more

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A company dedicated to the research and development of new anti-infective drugs, Nosopharm, has received funding from Bpifrance worth €1 million in the form of an interest-free loan. Read more

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Steps are being taken by pharma to openly share data on changes to the susceptibility of pathogens to antibiotics around the world as part of a pilot project to tackle the growing problem of drug-resistant infections. Read more

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The Access to Medicine Foundation has published an independent analysis of the efforts made by pharma companies to address the issue of drug resistant infections. Read more

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In this case study, BHS-Sonthofen looks at how production process redesign, implementing a rotary pressure filter, can improve yield. Read more

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The AMR Centre (AMRC) and EligoChem have entered into an agreement for the co-development of antimicrobial peptides to treat drug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria, such as E. coli. Read more

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