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Researchers exploit natural microbial predators to beat antibiotic resistance
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Researchers exploit natural microbial predators to beat antibiotic resistance

In an effort to address the real and serious public health threat of antibiotic resistance, researchers from The Westmead Institute are taking a second look at an alternative therapy which has the potential to be our best defence against superbugs. Read More
Australian researchers ‘reset’ superbugs to pre-antibiotic resistant state
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Australian researchers ‘reset’ superbugs to pre-antibiotic resistant state

Medical researchers from The Westmead Institute are investigating a new way to fight antibiotic-resistant bacterial “superbugs” by genetically manipulating the stubborn bacteria to be susceptible to drugs again. Read More
Using pathogen genomics to improve disease control
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Using pathogen genomics to improve disease control

A team of scientists from The Westmead Institute for Medical Research, Westmead Hospital and Pathology West laboratories will use the latest gene sequencing technology to get a better understanding of the spread of the foodborne pathogens salmonella and listeria, thanks to a New South Wales government grant. Read More
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Westmead leads Australian bird flu research

Researchers at Westmead Millennium Institute are conducting urgent research into bird flu. Read More