A “zinc” in the armour: could metal help combat common superbug?
A new study has shown that zinc plays a key role in a hospital superbug, that doctors struggle to treat due to its resistance to antibiotics.
Bacteria communicate like us – and we could use this to help address antibiotic resistance
Like the neurons firing in human brains, bacteria use electricity to communicate and respond to environmental cues. Now, researchers have discovered a way to control this electrical signalling in bacteria, to better understand resistance to antibiotics.
Warwick University to host UK’s most powerful Nuclear Magnetic Resonance instrument
A consortium led by the University of Warwick has been awarded £17M to procure the UK’s most powerful Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) instrument at 1.2 GHz. There are only seven such machines currently operating around the world.
£1.7m memorial donation enables new antimicrobial research
A £1.7 million memorial donation will help drive new research into antimicrobial resistance at the University of Warwick.
Dr Freya Harrison wins WH Prize 2021
Dr Freya Harrison, Associate Professor in the School of Life Sciences at the University of Warwick., has won the WH Prize 2021 for her work in translating medieval literature and medical texts to uncover ancient antimicrobial recipes.