Researchers use bacteria to cure fungal infections

Researchers in the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology's Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering have cured fungal infections using a soil-dwelling bacteria. The findings of the research led by Assistant Professor ...

Drug safety for penguins

Researchers from the University's Institute of Translational Medicine have determined the most effective drug dose to help penguins in managed care fight off disease.

Researchers identify new class of antifungal agents

Researchers have identified a new class of antifungals to treat the more than 300 million people worldwide who develop serious fungal infections. The research is described in the current issue of mBio, the online open-access ...

Company reports antifungal compounds that evade resistance

REVOLUTION Medicines, Inc., a company focused on the discovery and development of innovative drugs derived from natural compounds, announced that progress in antimicrobial drug discovery was published today in Nature Chemical ...

Converting recycled plastics into disease-fighting nanofibers

Researchers from IBM and the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology have made a nanomedicine breakthrough in which they converted common plastic materials like polyethylene terephthalate (PET) into non-toxic and biocompatible ...

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