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ESCMID and ASM’s review need for new strategies and tactics to fight antimicrobial resistance

11 October 2016 | By Niamh Louise Marriott, Digital Content Producer

The European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) and the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) have just closed a joint conference in Vienna, which aimed to help researchers accelerate the development of new antimicrobials and to shed light on the challenges associated with antimicrobial resistance.

Research suggests ion channel blocking drugs could be used in cancer therapy

12 August 2015 | By Author: Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Drug Target Review

Research carried out by University of California San Francisco (UCSF) has revealed ion channel blocking drugs could play a part in cancer therapy. The common class of channel blocking drugs, which are used to treat cardiac, neurological, and psychiatric disorders, could prove to be beneficial in cancer treatment according to…