• Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt biochemists discover breakthrough evolution-resistant compound to combat antibiotic resistance

    The World Health Organization ranks antimicrobial resistance as one of the top ten global health risks. Vanderbilt researchers led by Houra Merrikh identified the first anti-evolution compound that targets AMR during treatment of infections with antibiotics. Read More

    Feb. 26, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Bacterial battle in 3D

    Staphylococcus aureus (“staph”) is an increasingly antibiotic-resistant bacterial pathogen that can cause a variety of life-threatening illnesses.  Researchers at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine have developed integrated molecular imaging techniques that can produce 3D views of the battle between invading pathogens and the body’s immune defenses down… Read More

    Jun. 2, 2022