Unbridled.  Why Not?

Unbridled. Why Not?

Listed are free-wheeling thoughts, crazy at best and utopian at worst

  • Imagine a scenario where drug evolves naturally keeping pace with development of resistance in microorganisms. This technology could be called as WTG4T Read More “Unbridled. Why Not?”
Facts on AMR That You Don’t Want to Miss

Facts on AMR That You Don’t Want to Miss

Information is vital in a battle. It helps to gauge an adversary, detect chinks in its armor, and predict its moves and when it’s ready…launch a raid. It’s no different with the menace of AMR either, information on predisposing factors, drivers of resistance, the magnitude of the problem, progression, and countermeasures could be a game-changer. Read More “Facts on AMR That You Don’t Want to Miss”

Bugstory (untold, forgotten, and retold)

Bugstory (untold, forgotten, and retold)

They called it ‘magic bullets’, antibiotics did serve their (human’s) hubris well, drove us (microbes) to the cliff until extinction was imminent.  Millions and millions and millions succumbed to this orgy of violence. Their arsenal had the firepower disproportionate to our virulence; every Tom, Dick, and Harry fired at us Read More “Bugstory (untold, forgotten, and retold)”

Microbes Outsmarting Man Through Anti-Microbial Resistance

Microbes Outsmarting Man Through Anti-Microbial Resistance

The Amrita School of Biotechnology (ASBT) made its initial foray into the Antimicrobial research arena in 2014 after having been selected by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Department of Biotechnology, Government of India for the Reinvent the Toilet Grand Read More “Microbes Outsmarting Man Through Anti-Microbial Resistance”

Amrita Celebrates Antimicrobial Awareness Week

Amrita Celebrates Antimicrobial Awareness Week

As an initiative to increase awareness on global Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), as well as to encourage best practices among the general public, and health workers to stop the further emergence and spread of drug-resistant infections, *WHO has declared November 18-24 as the Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW). Read More “Amrita Celebrates Antimicrobial Awareness Week”