Iowa State launches research initiative to fight antimicrobial resistance

October 26, 2016

Antibiotics are one of humankind’s greatest life-saving discoveries, but the rise of antibiotic resistance is now one of our biggest threats. A new research initiative at Iowa State University takes on the growing problem of antibiotic resistance, also called antimicrobial resistance (AMR), building teams of scientists from across areas of Iowa State’s longtime strengths – agriculture, biosciences, data science – to find solutions to AMR, a global grand challenge.

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