Institute of Microbiology and Infection

Our vision is to find solutions to global challenges. With one of the largest groupings of microbiologists in the world, we are at the vanguard of innovative research into combatting antimicrobial and antibiotic resistance. We do this with a three-pronged approach: diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

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Posted 25 January 2016

Researchers identify new drug target in fight against TB

TB researchers in the School of Biosciences at the University of Birmingham identify a new fatty acid shuttle mechanism in Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the causative agent of tuberculosis, as a new drug target in collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline.

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