On March 1, The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Infectious Diseases Society of America will co-sponsor a briefing on “Innovation and the Fight Against Superbugs.” The event aims to inform congressional staff about efforts to combat antibiotic resistance by key federal agencies, as well as their successes and challenges in advancing antibiotic innovation and stewardship. Read More
And antibiotics do far more than simply cure infections; they safeguard almost every aspect of modern medicine. Without effective antibiotics, procedures we take for granted today—including chemotherapy, joint replacement surgery, kidney dialysis, organ transplants, and many more—would be too risky to undertake. Read More
WASHINGTON—The Pew Charitable Trusts announced today that it will create a digital platform allowing researchers to share data, ideas, and insights to spur the discovery of innovative new antibiotics needed in the battle against the growing global threat of drug-resistant bacteria, or superbugs. Read More
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