Otto Schwake, PhD, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech, lead researcher from the Flint Water Study team, explains how the material of water pipes can have public health implications.
Andrea Endimiani, MD, PhD, professor at the Institute for Infectious Diseases at the University of Bern, Switzerland, discusses how antibiotic stewardship can reduce the risk of antimicrobial-resistant superbugs.
As the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria leads to higher rates of life-threatening infections from pathogens such C. difficile and MRSA, researchers are increasingly looking to probiotic treatment as an important part of fighting infections.
By using a fruit fly model of human papillomavirus (HPV) induced human cancer, a team of researchers from the University of Missouri hope to better understand the mechanism that allows HPV to cause cancer as well as identify therapies that can potentially
Mirus Bio, a spinoff company from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has developed a method for "silencing" RNA against hepatitis B (HBV) that has reached clinical trials in Asia, Europe, and the United States.
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