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New Way Discovered to Increase the Effectiveness of Antibiotics Against “Superbugs”

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Photo: Dr. Jennifer Payne

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A multi-disciplinary project driven by EMBL Australia researchers at Monash University and Harvard University has found a way to make antibiotics more effective against antibiotic-resistant bacteria — also known as “superbugs.”

This new research will provide a pathway to increasing the effectiveness of antibiotics, without clinicians having to resort to risky strategies of giving patients higher doses or relying on the discovery of new types of antibiotics.

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