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.
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%
Our Table on Antibiotic Resistance
Food@MSU hosted an Our Table discussion on antibiotic resistance featuring panelists Sarah Comstock, assistant professor in the Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition, James Tiedje, University Distinguished Professor in Plant, Soil & Microbial Sciences and Victor DiRita, Rudolph Hugh Professor & Chair in the Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics. Food@MSU is an AgBioResearch initiative focused on improving communication around agriculture.
Full Our Table conversation
Seeking solutions in a time of growing concern.
Salmonella is acting up in Michigan, and it could be a model for what’s happening in other states, according to a new @michiganstateu study https://t.co/YVmOX3mAbv— AAU (@AAUniversities) January 21, 2020
Antibiotic resistance news
How well antibiotics work for cystic fibrosis patients may be affected by pH, oxygen
Published on October 15, 2018 by MSU Today
Triclosan, often maligned, may have a good side — treating cystic fibrosis
Published on August 1, 2018 by MSU Today
Thomas Dexheimer, Ph.D.
Manager of Assay Development and Drug Repurposing Core Facility
Rudolph Hugh Professor & Chair in microbial pathogenesis
Edmund Ellsworth, Ph.D.
Professor, Pharmacology & Toxicology
MSU Foundation Professor & Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Professor and Chair, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Michigan State University