Challenges in Antibiotic R&D Calling for a Global Strategy Considering Both Short- and Long-Term Solutions

  10 June 2019

A recent analysis of antibiotics approved between 1999 and 2014, conducted by researchers at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health; the University of Oslo; the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP); and Boston University, showed a lack of novelty and diversity regarding target pathogens and indications and a failure to address the most urgent resistance threats, including resistant Gram-negative bacteria. A global research and development strategy should incentivize development of broad-spectrum antibiotics for critically ill patients, as well as therapeutic alternatives to antibiotics, decreasing our dependence on traditional, small-molecule antibiotics.

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