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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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Roberto Docampo is Professor and Barbara and Sanford Orkin/Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar at the University of Georgia. His research goal is to discover metabolic pathways in human parasites that may be essential for their survival but may not find an equivalent counterpart in their host. Current areas of research involve the study of acidic calcium stores (acidocalcisomes) in the parasites that cause Chagas disease (Trypanosoma cruzi) and African sleeping sickness (Trypanosoma brucei group), and their role in ion homeostasis and osmoregulation, and the development of drugs that inhibit the isoprenoid pathway in these parasites.