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ASM Attends UN General Assembly

ASM President, Susan Sharp, Ph.D., joined global leaders at the United Nations General Assembly in New York today in a historical meeting to focus on the commitment to fight AMR.

UN General Assembly Focuses on AMR

Leaders at the UN General Assembly draft a plan for coordinated, cross-cutting efforts to improve the current state of AMR.

Superbugs are a 'Fundamental Threat'

If antibiotics were telephones, we would still be calling each other using clunky rotary dials and copper lines," Stefano Bertuzzi, CEO of ASM, told NBC News.
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Dr. Rice's laboratory studies molecular mechanism involved in virus-host cell interactions. During the past several years, they have focused on HIV-1 and have been particularly interested in host cell proteins that the virus utilizes to mediate viral gene expression in CD4+ cells and macrophages, the two major cell types targeted by HIV-1 infection in vivo. Dr. Rice and his lab are particularly interested in studying the function of these cellular proteins in normal cellular physiology and how these functions might be perturbed by HIV-1 to enhance viral replication. Additionally, they have recently begun to study molecular mechanisms of virus-host cell interactions in influenza virus infection.