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Controlling bacterial growth using conditional bacterial extracellular vesicle/exosomes
Unmet Need: Antibiotic resistance makes existing front-line antibiotics ineffective and is attributed to more than 1 million deaths annually The World Health Organization calls antibiotic resistance “one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today”. Microbes resistant to front-line antibiotics are attributed...
Published: 3/14/2024   |   Inventor(s): Wenji Dong, marwa aly
Keywords(s): Antibiotic Resistance, Bacterial infection, Bacterial superbug, Clinical microbiology, Clinics and hospitals, Pharmaceutical
Rapid Electrochemical Assay for Detecting Antibiotic Susceptibility (READAS)
​​ Unmet Need: Fast and effective technique to expedite antibiotic selection Studies show that each year in the U.S., at least 2.8 million people are infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria or fungi, and more than 35,000 people die as a result. According to the World Health Organization’s 2016 report, the number of drug-resistant infections...
Published: 5/25/2023   |   Inventor(s): Douglas Call, Haluk Beyenal, Abdelrhman Mohamed, Gretchen Tibbits
Keywords(s): Antimicrobial Resistance, Clinical microbiology