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Changes in pig farming in the 20th Century spread antibiotic-resistant Salmonella around the world

Historical changes in pig farming led to the global spread of Salmonella, resistant to antibiotics – a new international study led by researchers at the University of Warwick suggests.

Thu 09 May 2024, 10:26 | Tags: antimicrobial resistance, farming, Animals

Antimicrobial resistance crisis: “Antibiotics are not magic bullets”

Dr James Gill, a Clinical Lecturer at the University of Warwick and a practising GP, will attend a pivotal event hosted at the House of Lords on Monday (April 29) focused on combating the global crisis of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

£1.5m donation drives UK-Japan collaboration in antimicrobial research

A £1.5 million donation will drive joint research into antimicrobial resistance (AMR) by scientists in the UK and Japan.

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.

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