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Vanguard Report: Drug development and the tension between access and excess

21st September 2021

To celebrate our 50th anniversary, we’re inviting a select number of experts to share what they see as being the 21st-century solutions to one of the biggest and most complex challenges of our generation: antimicrobial resistance. In this post, Santanu Datta explores the future of drug development and the tension between access and excess…

UTIs: What are the burning issues?

9th September 2021

It’s estimated that around half of all women in the UK will suffer at least one urinary tract infection (UTI) at some point in their lives. Yet despite being the leading source of bacterial bloodstream infections, UTIs remain a chronically neglected area of infectious diseases. With that in mind, we invited Dr Annie Joseph, Consultant Microbiologist at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, to discuss what needs to happen so that UTIs, and patients, finally get the attention they deserve….

AMR risk: National blood tube shortage highlights vital importance of testing to fight infection

2nd September 2021

The UK Government is supporting action to alleviate the current national shortage of test tubes, which has resulted in widespread disruption to testing around the country.

Vanguard Report: The future of drug development

10th August 2021

To celebrate our 50th anniversary, we’re inviting a select number of experts to share what they see as being the 21st-century solutions to one of the biggest and most complex challenges of our generation: antimicrobial resistance. In this post, Laura Piddock explores the challenges involved in re-stimulating the antimicrobial drug development market…

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