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Up to £1m funding awarded to develop bacterial vaccines in global fight against antimicrobial resistance

4th February 2019

The Government has awarded the University of Birmingham-hosted BactiVac Network up to £1 million funding to accelerate the development of bacterial vaccines in a bid to prevent infections occurring as part of the global fight against antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

University leads pioneering research to find solutions to the global threat of antimicrobial resistance

15th November 2018

While this week marks World Antibiotic Awareness Week, experts at the University of Birmingham are carrying out pioneering research to find real world solutions to the global threat of antimicrobial resistance.

Applications open for Antimicrobial Resistance Research Capital Funding

14th November 2018

The NIHR has launched an open competition to allocate up to £32 million of DHSC funding to provide capital investment including any associated costs for AMR research. Applications should be submitted by 6 December 2018 at 13:00.

SBRI Funding competition: antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in humans

7th August 2018

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) will invest up to £10 million to address the challenges of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in humans. Registration closes on 22 August 2018.

New database launches in a bid to develop new drugs in the fight against antimicrobial resistance

26th July 2018

A new and first of its kind database has been launched listing compounds that could be used to develop new antibiotics in a bid to tackle the global issue of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

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