UK scientists find new compound that kills antibiotic-resistant superbugs

A new compound which visualises and kills antibiotic resistant superbugs has been discovered by scientists at the University of Sheffield and Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL). A team led by Professor Jim Thomas, from the University of Sheffield’s Department of Chemistry, is testing new compounds developed by his PhD student Kirsty Smitten, on antibiotic resistant gram-negative

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Institute of Cancer Research launch “Darwinian” cancer drug programme

The Institute of Cancer Research has launched the world’s first ‘Darwinian’ cancer drug programme, aiming to deliver step change in cancer treatment. The programme is specially designed to tackle cancer’s lethal ability to evolve resistance to treatment and is to be launched in a £75 million state-of-the-art global centre of expertise in anti-evolution therapies in

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New Medicines Discovery Institute Launched by Cardiff Uni

Cardiff University plans to launch the new Medicines Discovery Institute, increasing the development of new drugs for mental health such as anxiety and central nervous system conditions. The institute, which is part funded by the Welsh Government, the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales and the European Regional Development Fund, will develop novel medications to

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