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The Contagion® MRSA specialty page provides MRSA-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

MRSA VIDEOS - Page 2

Rutgers Researchers Develop New MRSA Prodrug: Can the Pathogen Gain Resistance?
Daniel Pilch, PhD, discusses the potential of Staphylococcus aureus to develop resistance to TXA709.
What is the Role of Combination Therapy in Treating <i>S. aureus</i> Infections?
Prof. Josh Davis, MBBS, PhD, discusses the role of combination therapy when it comes to treating invasive Staphylococcus aureus infections.
Examining the Bactericidal Behavior of a New MRSA Treatment
Daniel Pilch, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, co-founder of TAXIS Pharmaceuticals, and co-author of the study, explains the bactericidal behavior of TXA709, a new drug to treat MRSA infections.
How Does TXA709 Target MRSA?
Edmond LaVoie, PhD, professor and chair, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University, co-founder of TAXIS Pharmaceuticals, and co-author of the study on the new MRSA drug, TXA709, explains how TXA709 targets MRSA differently than other antibiotics.
What Are the Social and Economic Implications of MRSA?
Edmond LaVoie, PhD, professor and chair, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, co-founder of TAXIS Pharmaceuticals, and co-author of the study on the new MRSA drug, TXA709, discusses the social and economic implications of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
How Effective is TXA709 Against MRSA?
Daniel Pilch, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, co-founder of TAXIS Pharmaceuticals, and co-author of the study, explains why MRSA is especially dangerous, and the effectiveness of the team’s new drug, TXA079.
Exploring Drug Resistance Among Pathogens That Cause Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
Michael D. Nailor, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID, clinical associate professor at the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, clinical specialist in infectious diseases at Hartford Hospital, and director of Infectious Disease Residency program at Hartford Hospital, discusses which skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) are likely to be drug-resistant.
University of Minnesota Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Tackles HAIs
Susan Kline, MD, MPH, associate professor of medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine, medical director for Infection Control, lead physician for Antibiotic Stewardship, at the University of Minnesota, discusses the growing problem of antibiotic-resistance in hospital-acquired infections.