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Clinical stage biotechnology company, Destiny Pharma, has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted its investigational new drug application (IND) for its lead clinical drug candidate, XF-73. 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. more

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Automatic pill dispenser distributor, Pivotell, has partnered with an antimicrobial technology company to provide a dispenser that incorporates BioCote, a silver ion technology to protect against harmful microbes. more

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The NHS is making £150m of funding available to hospitals and other healthcare providers that reduce inappropriate antibiotic usage more

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Deadly bacteria that is resistant to the ‘last resort’ of antibiotics, colistin, has been found in the UK, according to the BBC more

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The European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (ESCMID) is currently researching the new breakpoints for antimicrobial agents in clinical development through its European Committee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (EUCAST more

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Researchers at Loughborough University have secured £545,000 to help tackle resistance to antibiotics more

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The unnecessary use of antibiotics is one of the issues that will be addressed at the Bioinfect conference on 10 November at the Alderley Park, Cheshire more

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The UK and China are to establish a joint fund of £9 million to support research on antimicrobial resistance more

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