A new way to manage antibiotic allergies in Australia
Two million Australians self-report being allergic to penicillin, but most actually aren’t, leading to inferior treatments, say University of Melbourne experts.
The tech boosting world-class antimicrobial research
Australian collaboration at the University of Melbourne has been pioneering software solutions and research for antimicrobial stewardship for nearly two decades
Starving the bacterium that causes pneumonia
By targeting an essential nutrition pathway, University of Melbourne researchers hope to develop drug targets against the bacteria that cause pneumonia
Can thousands of oranges worth of vitamin C cure sepsis?
Megadoses of vitamin C may be a potential cure for sepsis – when the immune system damages tissues and organs. University of Melbourne researchers explain why.
A new weapon in the war against superbugs
New University of Melbourne research investigates ‘resistance resistant’ antibiotics to fight superbugs, which could help fight against COVID-19 complications.
How do we get antibiotic resistance genes in a salad?
Animal manure is a known source of antibiotic resistance genes, now new research from the University of Melbourne reveals how they travel from the soil to salad