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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

AMR develops when bacteria, fungi or viruses are exposed to antibiotics, antifungals or antivirals. As a result, the antimicrobials become ineffective and infections may persist. In addition, medical interventions including surgery, chemotherapy and stem cell therapy may become impossible. 
AMR is considered the biggest global threat of Health and Food Safety.

AMR Insights

For Researchers and Entrepreneurs who wish to investigate, develop and commercialize novel vaccines, diagnostics and antimicrobials to prevent Antimicrobial resistance, AMR Insights offers selected, global information and data, specific education and extensive networking and partnering opportunities. 

AMR Insights is for:

  • Researchers at Universities and University Medical Centers
  • Researchers at Research Institutes
  • R&D professionals in Pharma, Biopharma and Diagnostics companies
  • Entrepreneurs in start-up’s and spin off companies
  • Innovators, Venture Capitalists.

Latest Topics

  •   15 May 2021

    A portable magnetofluidic platform for detecting sexually transmitted infections and antimicrobial susceptibility

    Rapid diagnosis of sexually transmitted infections in the clinic ensures treatment with the appropriate antibiotic.

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  •   13 May 2021

    Polypharmakos and CABI to develop new antimicrobial products from CABI Culture Collection

    Polypharmakos Limited, a spin-out company from the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew and University of Cambridge, and international not-for-profit organisation CABI have signed a research collaboration and licensing agreement to develop novel products from CABI

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  •   12 May 2021

    CARB-X IS FUNDING AUSTRALIAN-BIOTECH SPEEDX TO DEVELOP A RAPID POINT-OF-CARE DIAGNOSTIC FOR SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS AND NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE

    SpeeDx has developed a rapid, molecular test using polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technology called InSignia™, that is able to identify whether an active infection is associated with Chlamydia trachomatis or Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

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