All antibiotics

May 31, 2019

Most preventive antibiotics prescribed by dentists are unnecessary

UIC study published in JAMA Network Open

illustration of a DNA double helix

March 20, 2019

UIC researchers find hidden proteins in bacteria

Science overturns longstanding assumption

Yury Poliknov and Alexander Mankin

April 6, 2018

A new class of antibiotics to combat drug resistance

Newly discovered antibiotic binds to ribosome, disrupts protein synthesis

Michael Federle, Researcher of the Year

February 6, 2018

New compound may stop bacteria from causing sickness

UIC research sheds light on Streptococcus bacteria signaling

Alexander Mankin, professor of medicinal chemistry and pharmacognosy

December 11, 2017

Teaching antibiotics to be more effective killers

UIC study sheds light on the mechanism of action of antibiotics that kill bacteria

honeybee on a clover flower

September 6, 2017

Honeybees could play a role in developing new antibiotics

Api137 can block the production of proteins in potentially harmful bacteria

Antibiotics, ribosome illustration

November 1, 2016

Two antibiotics fight bacteria differently than thought

May allow improvement of old, mainstay infection-fighting drugs

stock, medication, medicine, pharmacy, prescription, pharmaceutical;

October 20, 2016

Many antibiotics overprescribed for outpatients, study finds

Many drugs prescribed inappropriately in outpatient clinics

Scott Franzblau

April 14, 2015

Pharmacy researchers help develop new tuberculosis drug

Clinical trials beginning for first drug candidate since 2009

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