Pew, Stakeholders Continue to Urge Congressional Hearing on Antimicrobial Resistance

Organizations reiterate importance of economic incentives to fight superbugs

Urging for A Congressional Hearing on Antimicrobial Resistance

The Pew Charitable Trusts joined more than 70 organizations urging the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce to convene a hearing on the worsening crisis of antimicrobial resistance. A letter sent to the committee Jan. 10 reiterates the group’s previous call for a hearing, highlighting the need to discuss potential economic solutions to the market challenges that affect antimicrobial drug development, as well as policies to strengthen antimicrobial stewardship, surveillance, research, and infection prevention.

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37 Researchers Working to Transform Biomedical Science

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Biomedical researchers are on the front lines of scientific innovation. From responding to global pandemics to pioneering lifesaving cancer treatments, these researchers push past scientific boundaries to solve pressing health challenges. For nearly 40 years, The Pew Charitable Trusts has supported more than 1,000 early-career biomedical scientists committed to this discovery.

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Learn the Basics of Broadband from Our Limited Series

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How does broadband internet reach our homes, phones, and tablets? What kind of infrastructure connects us all together? What are the major barriers to broadband access for American communities?

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What Is Antibiotic Resistance—and How Can We Fight It?

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Antibiotic-resistant bacteria, also known as “superbugs,” are a major threat to modern medicine. But how does resistance work, and what can we do to slow the spread? Read personal stories, expert accounts, and more for the answers to those questions in our four-week email series: Slowing Superbugs.