Discovery explains why some bacteria have been able to defend against phage therapy, opens new ways to overcome existing challenges.
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Microfluidics enables researchers to create unique environment for developing medicine, paving the way for more potent, high-quality drugs.
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Deborah Hung shares research strategies to combat tuberculosis as part of the Department of Biology's IAP seminar series on microbes in health and disease.
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Polymer may pave the way for drugs to which bacteria are significantly less resistant, a breakthrough that could save hundreds of thousands of lives per year.
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By tweaking bacteriophage genomes, MIT team creates a new weapon to combat infection.
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Altered peptides from a South American wasp’s venom can kill bacteria but are nontoxic to human cells.
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Simple method for linking molecules could help overcome drug resistant infections.
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With aid of computer algorithm, researchers develop peptides more powerful than those found in nature.
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Antimicrobial peptides can kill strains resistant to existing antibiotics.
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