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Free online course – Antibiotic Resistance: the Silent Tsunami

This free four week online course starting 3rd October 2016, introduces the concepts of antibiotic resistance and what actions are… Read more »

Antibiotic Action and BSAC welcome the establishment of CARB-X and $100 million funding to tackle AMR

Antibiotic Action and the BSAC have welcomed the announcement today of the establishment of  The Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Biopharmaceutical… Read more »

EMA Recommends Countries Reduce Colistin Use in Animals

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended that colistin-containing medicines should only be used as asecond line treatment in animals… Read more »

WHO Updates List of Antibiotics Most Critical to Human Medicine

A World Health Organization (WHO) expert panel has updated the list of antibiotics that are considered to be most critically important… Read more »

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 »

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