Michigan State University is home to a team of researchers in various colleges and departments all working together to study solutions to antibiotic resistance.

MSU looks to solve antimicrobial resistance

A multi-disciplinary team of MSU researchers is looking for ways to combat the growing issues related to antibiotic resistant bacteria.

2.8 million
people in the U.S. get an antibiotic resistant infection each year

antibiotics are in development

1 new class of antibiotic has been released since 2003

public health research projects to better understand and combat AR

More than 35,000 people die as a result of antibiotic resistant infection each year

Antibiotic prescribing in outpatient settings declined (2011–2016) 5%

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Antibiotic Resistance: Seeking Solutions in a Time of Growing Concern

Antibiotic resistance is one of the most critical issues facing the modern world, and MSU AgBioResearch's experts are on its front lines.

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