The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University


Researchers identify new class of antibiotics with potential to fight ‘superbugs’

April 10, 2018
A new approach to MRSA

Eleftherios Mylonakis of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in the laboratory with Kiho Lee, a member of his research team. Lee is holding a petri dish containing tiny worms (nematodes) used to test potential antibiotics

Credit: Lifespan

Using computer simulations and laboratory experiments, a Brown-led team of scientists found a new class of antibiotics with the potential to treat MRSA and other infections that are increasingly resistant to traditional antibiotics.

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