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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is recognised as one of the major threats to human health, and is currently believed to be the cause for at least 50,000 deaths each year across Europe and the US alone. Due to AMR, it is estimated that global consumption of antibiotics in human medicine has increased by 40% between 2000 and 2010.
The Medical and Life Sciences Research Fund was delighted to receive a very special grant from a local charity to support antibiotics research. Without new antibiotics things we a...