Navigation Links
Rutgers gets up to $26 million grant to lead development of new antibiotics
Date:4/25/2014

ean Brady, a chemical biologist at The Rockefeller University in New York City; David Alland, an infectious disease researcher at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School; Joel Freundlich, a medicinal chemistry expert from New Jersey Medical School; and Richard Ebright, principal investigator in Rutgers' Waksman Institute of Microbiology. It was at the Waksman Institute that the groundbreaking antibiotic streptomycin was developed in 1943.

The global biopharmaceutical company Cubist, the first industry member of the consortium, will have an essential role in the research effort, which will include collaborating to advance new discoveries into the clinical development stage. The recently-formed Institute for Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases at New Jersey Medical School will also play a key role in the partnership as will other major components of the newly-aligned Rutgers scientific community.

CETR will include sophisticated core resources through which highly promising early concept molecules developed by the research team can be turned into potential antibiotics suitable for clinical testing. The center will have access to facilities that include the Rutgers Regional Biocontainment Laboratory, an NIH-designated national research center for pathogens such as high-threat bioterror agents that can be engineered to be resistant to existing antibiotics. The team also will seek to develop new bacteria-fighting approaches that are designed to sidestep, or at least significantly slow, development of bacterial resistance in the future. Perlin and a distinguished Scientific Advisory Committee, which includes veteran members of the pharmaceutical industry, will guide the overall program.


'/>"/>

Contact: Rob Forman
robert.forman@rutgers.edu
973-972-7276
Rutgers University
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Sniffing out danger: Rutgers scientists say fearful memories can trigger heightened sense of smell
2. Toxicity database under development at Rutgers-Camden
3. Rutgers study: Worms may shed light on human ability to handle chronic stress
4. Rutgers-Camden genetics researcher receives NSF CAREER Award
5. How Australia got the hump with 1 million feral camels
6. Impact glass stores biodata for millions of years
7. MU researchers find rare fossilized embryos more than 500 million years old
8. $1.7 million NIH grant to Wayne State to discover treatments for methamphetamine-abuse
9. Researchers receive $1.14 million to study threats to honey bees
10. Synthetic biology lab backed by £2 million award
11. UCLA scientist awarded $3 million to fund research into proteins affecting the kidney
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Rutgers gets up to $26 million grant to lead development of new antibiotics
(Date:8/18/2014)... a person,s gut may protect against or increase susceptibility ... human bacterial intestinal inflammation, according research published this week ... the American Society for Microbiology. The study also found ... to one,s gut bacteria composition. , "It has been ... microorganisms in the gut, can protect a person from ...
(Date:8/18/2014)... Half of the Earth,s land mass is made ... they are being transformed at an alarming rate. Woody ... and taking over, leading to a loss of critical ... of ecosystems to produce food specifically meat. ... Sciences led an investigation that quantified this loss in ...
(Date:8/18/2014)... more of what it takes to survive a warming ... University of Texas at Arlington and the University of ... of 14 species of Caribbean corals for a study ... on Aug. 18. , Jorge H. Pinzn C., a ... is lead author on the study. Co-authors are Laura ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):What's in your gut? Certain bacteria may influence susceptibility to infection 2Trees and shrubs invading critical grasslands, diminish cattle production 2Trees and shrubs invading critical grasslands, diminish cattle production 3Older coral species more hardy, UT Arlington biologists say 2
... to tackle some of the most damaging and widespread ... crop yields across the developing world. Three out of ... areas and most depend on agriculture for their livelihoods. ... more and cheaper food, and more jobs in both ...
... by 72% in male smokers who had high dietary ... on those who had low dietary vitamin C intake, ... of Nutrition. Previous studies had suggested that vitamin ... vitamin E seemed to protect against various infections. ...
... can help mitigate the effects of drought, and because ... urban and agricultural demands should be avoided, according to ... beaver should be considered an environmental disturbance on par ... researcher Glynnis Hood, lead author on the study and ...
Cached Biology News:Major scientific push to tackle agricultural productivity and food security in developing world 2Major scientific push to tackle agricultural productivity and food security in developing world 3Beavers can help ease drought 2
(Date:8/18/2014)... 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - SQI Diagnostics Inc. (TSX-V: SQD), a ... and products for advanced microarray diagnostics, today announced it ... 22 at 2:00 pm ET.  During ... a brief review of SQI,s recent commercialization progress and ... industry veteran recently appointed to the Board of Directors ...
(Date:8/18/2014)... WASHINGTON , Aug. 18, 2014   Sterne, ... law firm in Washington, DC , ... Inter Partes Review (IPR) with the U.S. ... Inc., a subsidiary of BioReference Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: BRLI). ... co-owned, or licensed by Myriad Genetics, Inc. These patents ...
(Date:8/18/2014)... HIV Infection Drug Market and Pipeline Insight is a ... infection and the number of deaths due to AIDS has ... the globe. It has been estimated that the death rate ... with the rates for children being even much lower. A ... has been the improved access to antiretroviral drugs and therapy ...
(Date:8/18/2014)... 2014 According to the ... Application (Municipal Wastewater Treatment and Industrial Wastewater Treatment), ... Tubular), By Configuration (Internal/Submerged and External/Sidestream), and By ... The market for membrane bioreactor systems is projected ... a CAGR of 15.28% between 2014 and 2019. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:SQI Diagnostics Announces Investor Conference Call with Dr. Allan Pronovost 2SQI Diagnostics Announces Investor Conference Call with Dr. Allan Pronovost 3Sterne Kessler Files 11 IPR Petitions On Behalf Of GeneDx, Inc., Subsidiary Of BioReference Laboratories, Inc. 2Sterne Kessler Files 11 IPR Petitions On Behalf Of GeneDx, Inc., Subsidiary Of BioReference Laboratories, Inc. 3Global HIV Infection Drug Market Overview 2Global HIV Infection Drug Market Overview 3Global HIV Infection Drug Market Overview 4Membrane Bioreactor Systems Market Worth $2,927 Million by 2019 2Membrane Bioreactor Systems Market Worth $2,927 Million by 2019 3
... Pfizer -- CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia, November 9, 2010 ... ... if (typeof(lpUnit)==,undefined,) var lpUnit=,PRN,; --> ... s = ,; var first_result; // Results are keyed by longUrl, so we need to grab the first one. ...
... Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM ), a pioneer ... solutions, today announced that Janet Roemer, President and Chief ... Global Clean Technology Conference.  The presentation is scheduled to ... 2010 and will take place in London. ...
... Calif., Nov. 9, 2010 The clinical trials program ... and most widely recognized educational programs of its kind ... its new Clinical Trials Administration in Latin America Certificate. ... with practical, international experience. Medica Sur, one of the ...
Cached Biology Technology:Biovista Announces a Drug Repositioning Collaboration With Pfizer 2Biovista Announces a Drug Repositioning Collaboration With Pfizer 3Biovista Announces a Drug Repositioning Collaboration With Pfizer 4Biovista Announces a Drug Repositioning Collaboration With Pfizer 5Biovista Announces a Drug Repositioning Collaboration With Pfizer 6Biovista Announces a Drug Repositioning Collaboration With Pfizer 7Biovista Announces a Drug Repositioning Collaboration With Pfizer 8Verenium to Present at Jefferies 10th Global Clean Technology Conference 2Verenium to Present at Jefferies 10th Global Clean Technology Conference 3UC San Diego Offers New Certificate for Clinical Trials Administration in Latin America 2
... Early Drug Development with Imaging Mass Spectrometry ... compound localization data in early drug development ... spectrometry service maps unlabeled ions ... you can localize drugs and metabolites prior ...
... The AccuSpot automates LC micro-fractionation, ... With the AccuSpot system, LC eluent ... onto target plates, in trace amounts. ... target plates for MALDI-TOF-MS measurements. When ...
... The JNK (c-Jun NH2-terminal kinase) ... three identified MAP kinase pathways in ... response to environmental stress, is associated ... itself, and is implicated in the ...
... knockdown of all human, mouse, and ... Genomewide, predesigned siRNAs for a ... , Ready-to-use, convenient matching solutions for ... Cost-effective RNAi and downstream analysis ...
Biology Products: