Navigation Links
European researchers look for new ways to fight multi-drug-resistant bacterial infections
Date:6/25/2009

The Institute of Biotechnology and Biomedicine (IBB) belonging to Universitat Autnoma de Barcelona (UAB) is directing the AntiPathoGN European research project aimed at looking for new drug targets in pathogenic bacteria resistant to multiple antibiotics. To do so a consortium was created by six institutions and firms in Spain, three in Germany, one in France and one in Bulgaria. The project, which will cost approximately 7.7 million euros, will be carried out during four years. The European Union has subsidised the project with six million euros.

In the past decade bacterial resistance to antibiotics has risen significantly whereas in some cases the rise has been dramatic such as in hospital areas. It has reached such a stage that the World Health Organization considers these multi-drug-resistant microorganisms the cause of emerging infectious diseases. Currently a large amount of antibiotics available are not apt for the treatment of resistant pathogens belonging to an important group called gram-negative bacteria. On occasions, the choice narrows down to one drug such as the "last-resort" antibiotic colistin to treat infections caused by the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa or Acinetobacter baumannii. At the same time, the lack of economic benefits has reduced the amount of research pharmaceutical companies dedicate to creating new antibiotics.

Given this situation, the AntiPathoGN project intends to cover the need for more knowledge of the biological processes and cell growth and division mechanisms of four of the most resistant gram-negative bacteria - Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Helicobacter pylori, Acinetobacter baumannii and Escherichia coli. These bacteria cause respiratory, digestive, urinary tract, skin and many other types of infections, and researchers aim to discover new substances which would be effective in fighting against them. The project works with a multidisciplinary approach and includes innovative contributions from the f
'/>"/>

Contact: Maria Jesus Delgado
MariaJesus.Delgado@uab.cat
34-935-814-049
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Verizon Private IP Quadruples Network Capacity for Invacares European Operations
2. Frost & Sullivan: Self-Monitoring and POC Diabetes Tests Reveal Potential for Significant Growth, Boosting the European Diabetes Diagnostics Market
3. Chiltern Expands European Operations With a New Office in Belgium
4. Cepheid Announces European Release of Improved Test for BCR-ABL Chromosomal Translocation Associated With Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML)
5. Digital Mammography and Clinical Review Display Units Energising the European Markets for Medical Imaging Display Monitors, Finds Frost & Sullivan
6. Bariatric Advantage High Protein Meal Replacement Clinical Study Presented at European Congress on Obesity
7. Enigma Diagnostics Announces Patent On Real-Time Monitoring of Amplification Reactions Upheld In Entirety Following Opposition From BD at European Patent Office
8. Cord Blood America Continuing European Expansion
9. EUROPACE 2009, the leading European congress on cardiac arrhythmias and pacing
10. Screening Programs to Drive European GI Videoscope Market Despite Economic Downturn, According to Millennium Research Group
11. Impliant Granted Two New U.S. Patents and Successfully Defends European Patent Opposition Case
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/30/2014)... 30, 2014 Chinese researchers say a protein ... plasma can be used as a prognostic indicator in people ... read the full article on the study , just posted ... Department of Respiratory Medicine at Shandong University Hospital in China ... patients between 1995 and 2013. They found that, the ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, ... from the FDA on snacks . , Dancing ... are recalled because they contain organic Carob ... salmonella. Salmonella can cause serious, fatal infections in people ... cause abdominal pain, vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, or fever. In ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 According ... by Vkool.com, this is a comprehensive guide that will help ... quickly within a few weeks. This book uncovers to readers ... candida infection. In addition, inside this book, people will discover ... yeast infection such as itching, burning, and irritation of ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... 30, 2014 The San Diego personal injury ... are announcing that they are now offering free case reviews ... asbestos exposure. , “Symptoms of asbestos exposure can take ... toxin 30 plus years ago may just now be suffering ... Law Office of Melinda J. Helbock A.P.C. “We want people ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... New York, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 ... profile European fertility centers have been added to the ... Positivity continues to develop out of joint efforts — ... Cyprus create an initiative to offer affordable, state-of-the-art, and ... fertility clinics begins with a comprehensive study by ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Study Finds Common Blood Protein May Predict Mesothelioma Survival, Reports Surviving Mesothelioma 2Health News:Various Snacks by Dancing Star Recalled: AttorneyOne Monitors and Keeps Consumers Informed 2Health News:Various Snacks by Dancing Star Recalled: AttorneyOne Monitors and Keeps Consumers Informed 3Health News:Yeast Infection No More Book Review Exposes Linda Allen's Guide for Treating Yeast Infection – Vkool.com 2Health News:Yeast Infection No More Book Review Exposes Linda Allen's Guide for Treating Yeast Infection – Vkool.com 3Health News:The Law Office of Melinda J. Helbock A.P.C. Offers Case Evaluations for Possible Asbestos Claims 2Health News:Top European Fertility Clinics Join VisitandCare.com 2Health News:Top European Fertility Clinics Join VisitandCare.com 3Health News:Top European Fertility Clinics Join VisitandCare.com 4
... insight into a previously undescribed mechanism that regulates ... Cell Press in the February 29th issue of ... processes that contribute to breast cancer. , It ... plays key roles in cell growth, reproduction, metabolism ...
... Bloomington is a major source of drinking water for ... nitrate concentrations that exceed safe levels. Because Lake Bloomington ... are concerned over their drinking water quality. , Kenneth ... with a team of colleagues, present an article about ...
... sterilization technology developed at the University at Buffalo has ... challenged, including airborne spores, viruses and bacteria in independent ... , A prototype produced by Buffalo BioBlower Technologies LLC, ... level of better than one part per million in ...
... Brings Together Distinguished Panel of Dental Experts to Advance ... the Art, Science and Knowledge of CCLAD in Dentistry, ... Bulletin Board: MLSS), the recognized leader in,advanced injection technologies, ... First International Computer-Controlled Local Anesthetic,Delivery (CCLAD) Summit in New ...
... That Raising Families Out of Poverty on Average ... Programs Boosts Economic,Development, LOS ANGELES, Feb. 28 ... advocates will convene today at the Milken,Institute for ... Investment,to discuss strengthening the United States economy through ...
... Moving program motivates people to stay active, helps reduce arthritis ... ... the USA announced today a,partnership with McNeil Consumer Healthcare, the maker ... programs,stay active and reduce arthritis pain. Through this new collaboration,participating YMCAs ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Atypical protein kinase C stabilizes SRC-3 levels in breast cancer cells 2Health News:UB's bioblower closer to protecting soldiers from biological attack 2Health News:UB's bioblower closer to protecting soldiers from biological attack 3Health News:Milestone Scientific Hosts First International Computer-Controlled Local Anesthetic Delivery (CCLAD) Summit 2Health News:Milestone Scientific Hosts First International Computer-Controlled Local Anesthetic Delivery (CCLAD) Summit 3Health News:Milestone Scientific Hosts First International Computer-Controlled Local Anesthetic Delivery (CCLAD) Summit 4Health News:Milestone Scientific Hosts First International Computer-Controlled Local Anesthetic Delivery (CCLAD) Summit 5Health News:Business Leaders, Policy Makers and Advocates Gather to Discuss Strategies for Securing the Nation's Economy by Investing in Early Childhood 2Health News:Business Leaders, Policy Makers and Advocates Gather to Discuss Strategies for Securing the Nation's Economy by Investing in Early Childhood 3Health News:YMCA of the USA and McNeil Consumer Healthcare Partner to Promote Health for Older Adults 2Health News:YMCA of the USA and McNeil Consumer Healthcare Partner to Promote Health for Older Adults 3
(Date:7/29/2014)... July 29, 2014 According to ... "Orthopedic Trauma Fixation Devices Market - Global Forecast, Market ... the global orthopedic trauma fixation devices market is estimated ... to grow at a CAGR of 7.2% from 2014 ... 9.3 billion in 2020. Browse the Orthopedic ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... , July 29, 2014  Instrumentation Laboratory (IL) today announced ... new corporate logo. This is part of a comprehensive rebranding ... Founded in Boston, MA , in 1959, ... companies since 1992.  Other companies in the group include Inova ... Systelab ( Barcelona, Spain ).  Like IL, these ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... DUBLIN , July 29, 2014 ... the "Global Respiratory Devices Market 2014-2018" report ... A respiratory device is a medical ... who is having difficulty in breathing and cannot achieve ... disorders such as cystic fibrosis, asthma, COPD, and ARDS ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Orthopedic Trauma Fixation Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 9.3 Billion Globally in 2020: Transparency Market Research 2Orthopedic Trauma Fixation Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 9.3 Billion Globally in 2020: Transparency Market Research 3Orthopedic Trauma Fixation Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 9.3 Billion Globally in 2020: Transparency Market Research 4Instrumentation Laboratory Unveils New Corporate Brand 2Instrumentation Laboratory Unveils New Corporate Brand 3Global Respiratory Devices Market 2014-2018 2
... MOSCOW, Jan. 3, 2012 Goodwin Biotechnology, Inc. (GBI) ... announced an agreement for cell line engineering and manufacturing ... line. The monoclonal antibody will be engineered by GBI,s ... lines, select the highest producer and manufacture the monoclonal ...
... 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Ministry of Health and Welfare ... Kyung-Hwa) announced that a 19-year-old woman, Tan Hui-Linn, has been ... Korea project and will receive surgery at the JK Plastic ... life that was once full of hopes shattered on Oct. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Goodwin Biotechnology and OncoMax, a Maxwell Biotech Portfolio Company, Announce a "Bench-to-Clinic" Collaboration for an Important Advance in Oncology 2Goodwin Biotechnology and OncoMax, a Maxwell Biotech Portfolio Company, Announce a "Bench-to-Clinic" Collaboration for an Important Advance in Oncology 3Acid Attack Victim from Malaysia Restores Her Lost Face with Support of Medical Korea 2
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: