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. more

19 Feb 2018 14:22 News

Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) and the John Innes Centre (JIC) have discovered a new antibiotic which could be used to help fight MRSA. more

16 Feb 2017 14:25 News

Researchers from the University of Liverpool and the National University of Ireland Galway have identified a way to more effectively treat MRSA. more

30 Nov 2016 10:50 News

Deaths from antibiotic resistance are an increasing threat. Dutch biotech company Micreos has launched what is said to the first bacteria-killing enzyme (endolysin) registered for human use against MRSA. more

12 May 2015 09:35 News

A group of scientists has warned that Britain and Europe collectively could face more than a million deaths in an impending "Antibiotic Armageddon” unless more is spent on drug resistant diseases. more

27 Apr 2015 11:15 News

The Medical Research Council (MRC) has welcomed a report by an independent review which calls for global investment, better diagnostics, better surveillance and support for researchers in the race to solve the problem of antimicrobial resistance. more

5 Feb 2015 09:33 News

The pharma sector made the mainstream headlines today with the announcement of a ‘game-changing’ antibiotic discovery. EPM looks at the names behind the hype. more

8 Jan 2015 10:09 News

A Dutch biotech company has developed a bacteria-killing enzyme which is effective in killing methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). more

10 Nov 2014 11:16 News

US group Savara Pharmaceuticals has secured $10 million in financial backing to develop AeroVanc, the trade name of the first inhaled antibiotic designed to address the growing number of MRSA lung infections in cystic fibrosis patients. more

16 Oct 2014 14:59