16 Dec 2011
ReAct - Action on Antibiotic Resistance, cosponsor of the 1st Global Forum on Bacterial Infections, have just posted some follow-up resources from the conference, including videos of Otto Cars's sessions. Dr.
15 Dec 2011
Last week CDDEP, in collaboration with the
Development Impact Evaluation Initiative of the World Bank, the Spanish Impact
Evaluation Fund, the Affordable Medicines Facility-malaria (AMFm) at the
Global Fund, and the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), hosted a workshop on Innovations in Health Care Financing and
Service Delivery: Making Malaria Treatment Available.
9 Dec 2011
The GrantWatch blog at Health Affairs has a new post detailing some initiatives from CDDEP's Extending the Cure project: antibiotic use visualizations on ResistanceMap and the Drug Resistance Index. An excerpt of the post is below - read it in its entirety on the Gran
6 Dec 2011
Former CDDEP Research Analyst and Global Antibiotic Resistance Partnership Coordinator Alice Easton is among the recipients of the 2012 Marshall Scholarship. Awarded to up to 40 American students each year,
Marshall Scholarships fund advanced study at institutions across the UK.
2 Dec 2011
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has
put out a call for research to develop a novel kind of bacteria-fighting
mechanism, and it was the focus of the most recent Science Friday. It’s nanotechnology’s response to antibiotic
resistance, and it involves little bits of RNA, attached to nanoparticles, that
can “turn off” antibiotic resistance within bacterial cells or stop