Antibiotics Are Man's Greatest Invention
While antibiotic innovation—finding and designing new types of antibiotics and improving existing drugs—remains essential to combating antibiotic resistance, “outside-the-box” approaches to preventing and treating bacterial infections are also needed….
The Pew Charitable Trusts sent a letter to Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) on June 18 thanking them for introducing the Developing an Innovative Strategy for Antimicrobial Resistant Microorganisms (DISARM) Act of 2019….
The prescribing of antibiotics in outpatient health care facilities, such as primary care clinics and emergency rooms, represents a large proportion of antibiotic use in the United States….
To shed light on the antibiotic pipeline, evaluate public policies, and monitor the potential impact on public health, The Pew Charitable Trusts has assessed antibiotics currently in clinical development….
On March 7, The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Infectious Diseases Society of America will co-sponsor a briefing on the need for economic incentives to spur the development of urgently needed new antibiotics. The event comes at the end of this year’s Stand Up to Superbugs fly-in and aims to inform congressional staff members about policies to reinvigorate the antibiotic pipeline….