Antibiotics – Now!

Journalist report by the joint Academy-University of Groningen symposium ‘Antibiotics – Now!’, on finding solutions for antibiotic resistance, 2-3 May 2016, Groningen

René Fransen

2016 | 5 pages | free

Are we facing a future in which today’s harmless infections grow into worldwide epidemics? On 2 and 3 May 2016, the Academy and the University of Groningen organised an interdisciplinary symposium on how to tackle antibiotic resistance. Clinicians, biologists, chemists, physicists and policymakers shared their views of the problem.