Our sister site, MedChemNet, spoke to Joseph Hargan-Calvopiña, Program Manager at BIO Ventures for Global Health, to find out more about their work in global drug development for neglected tropical diseases.
Some of the delegates from the Society for Applied Microbiology’s Early Career Scientist Research Symposium share the advice they’d give other early career researchers.
Infectious diseases remain a major cause of mortality across the globe, so if pathogens could therefore be harnessed as a weapon, the implications would certainly be severe and far-reaching. Find out more about biothreats and bioterrorism in our explainer.
Continuing our focus on antimicrobial resistance, Editor, Martha Powell, takes a closer look at the steps that can be taken to prevent the spread of drug resistance.
In this interview, Roy Anderson, Director for the London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research speaks about the work undertaken by the Centre and gives his thoughts on the wider NTD field.
In line with Hepatitis Awareness Month, we spoke to Marcus Dorner about his current research into the host–virus interactions in hepatitis B and C infection, their implications for vaccine development and more.