Costing the arms race: drugs, super-bugs and the appliance of science

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Does the spread of multiply-resistant microbes signal the end of the antibiotic era? Were antibiotics a unique, chance discovery? Will investment in R&D produce new drugs to win the evolutionary arms race, or is drug science just too difficult? Does Pharma have the right incentives to make the drugs we need?

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This event was on Thu, 22 Nov 2007

Christopher Dye

Professor Christopher Dye

Professor of Physic

Professor Dye was the Gresham Professor of Physic between 2005 and 2009. He is based at the World Health Organization, where he evaluates epidemiological and...

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