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New Plasmid-Mediated Colistin-Resistance Gene Found, MCR-2

Eurosurveillance has identified a novel plasmid-mediated colistin-resistance gene in porcine and bovine colistin-resistant Escherichia coli that did not contain mcr-1 in… Read more »

‘Superbugs’ Game Released: Battle Resistant Bacteria to Save Humanity

  The Longitude Prize has developed a mobile game, “Superbugs” to mirror the real-world battle against drug-resistant bacteria. The player is… Read more »

June Issue of ‘AMR Times’ Summarizes Antibiotic Resistance in the News

The World Alliance Against Antibiotic Resistance (WAAAR) has published its June issue of the AMR Times, a newsletter that summarizes… Read more »

Council of the European Union recognizes work done by DRIVE-AB in a conclusion on next steps to combat AMR

On 17 June, 2016, the Council of the European Union published conclusions on the next steps for the EU to… Read more »

Longitude Prize Discovery Awards

Are you working to help stop ‪‎Antibiotic Resistance? Have you thought of entering the £10million Longitude Prize? If you’re working… Read more »

BSAC responds to final report and recommendations of the AMR Review

BSAC has warmly welcomed publication of the AMR Review’s final report  Tackling Drug-Resistant Infections Globally: final report and recommendations discusses… Read more »

BSAC calls for global measures to prevent the overuse of antibiotics in people and animals

The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC) is calling for key global measures to reduce the overuse of antibiotics in… Read more »

Economic and Social Research Council announces research funding call on Antimicrobial resistance, stewardship and behaviour

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is working in partnership to lead a research funding call on antimicrobial resistance,… Read more »

IDSA Releases New Antibiotic Stewardship Guidelines with Focus on Practical Advice for Implementation

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) have developed and published new… Read more »

George Osborne tells us Antibiotic Resistance is on track to be a greater threat to our health than cancer

George Osborne warned delegates at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington, DC, on 14 April 2016 that antibiotic resistance… Read more »

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