A possible inhalable treatment for antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections in people with cystic fibrosis due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa now has a U.S. patent and is being readied for a first clinical trial, Novoclem Therapeutics announced.
The patent (No. 9,850,322) was issued to the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill where the potential therapy, BIOC51, was discovered, and covers a technology known as water-soluble polyglucosamine compositions that release nitric oxide. Continue reading Potential Nitric Oxide Treatment for Resistant Bacterial Infections Gets Patent
An old drug supercharged by University of Queensland researchers has emerged as a new antibiotic that could destroy some of the world’s most dangerous superbugs.
The supercharge technique , led by Dr Mark Blaskovich and Professor Matt Cooper from UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB), potentially could revitalise other antibiotics. Continue reading Supercharged antibiotics could turn tide against superbugs
Over time, bacteria become resistant to antibiotics because the strains evolve very quickly, leaving people who suffer from infections with fewer treatment options. For people who have CF and are constantly dealing with bacterial Continue reading Why Antibiotic Resistance is a Major Problem That Needs to be Addressed NOW