Antimicrobial resistance (AMR), especially resistance to antibiotics, is a major global problem. It is clear that an interdisciplinary approach is needed to tackle these challenges and make a step change in addressing antimicrobial resistance.
The Research Councils, along with other UK funders including the National Institute for Health Research, have been working together to identify a number of research opportunities and challenges to tackling the rise in AMR within four themes. Further information on the pre-call announcement can be seen here.
Alexander Kumar, NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow, and his colleagues have won the Experiment Zika Virus Challenge Grant for their work in developing an affordable diagnostic test for the detection of the Zika virus.
A clinical study supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN) has been published showing groundbreaking results for the future treatment of head and neck cancer.
Dame Sally Davies career improving health, healthcare and medical research
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