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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.
Wellcome AAMR PhD Opportunity
Established August 2017 following £2.2m funding
Leading the global fight to stop infections killing
Prestigious conference to be hosted by Birmingham 13-14 September 2017
Beating the antibiotic resistance crisis
Changing worldwide policy on antibiotic resistance
Research Shorts: Antibiotic resistant bacteria
Vinegar used to treat infection in burn wounds
Posted 17 August 2017
Research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered a way to stop a deadly fungus from 'hijacking' the body's immune system and spreading to the brain.
Posted 14 August 2017
Researchers from the University of Birmingham have established a global bacterial vaccinology network that will facilitate the development of vaccines against bacterial infections that affect low and middle income countries.
Posted 03 July 2017
Scientists from the University of Birmingham and Norwich Research Park have discovered a link between a major mechanism of antibiotic resistance and resistance to the disinfectant triclosan that is commonly found in domestic products.
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