BIA Gala Dinner chief beneficiaries Antibiotic Research UK who proudly are named charity of the year by the Biotech organisation

ANTRUK Invites you to industry at the BIA Gala Dinner at the Natural History Museum

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In 2014 670 life science professionals from over 300 of the UK’s foremost biotech companies, government and the media joined together to network, meet old friends and make new business contacts.   19.00 – Midnight The flagship BIA Gala Dinner continues to be the premier bioscience networking event of the year and we invite you to join us once again …

Bio Industry Association BIA announce Antibiotic Research UK charity of the year

BIA selects Antibiotic Research UK as its charity of the year for 2015

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The UK BioIndustry Association, the BIA, is the trade association for innovative enterprises involved in UK bioscience. Members include start-up, emerging and more established bioscience companies; pharmaceutical companies; academic, research and philanthropic organisations; and service providers to the bioscience sector. The BIA works to further the interests of members and the industry – nationally and internationally. Our heritage of innovation, …

Infographic showing how Antimicorbial drug resistant infections will claim more lives per year than Cancer by 2050 according to the UK Government study - Sourced from the BBC

Antibiotic Resistant Superbugs to kill ‘more than cancer’ by 2050

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Drug resistant infections will kill an extra 10 million people a year worldwide by 2050 unless action is taken, a study says. That’s more than currently die from cancer every year. Antibiotic resistant infections are currently implicated in 700,000 deaths each year. The analysis, presented by the economist Jim O’Neill, said the costs would spiral to $100tn (£63tn). He was appointed …

Antibiotic Research UK have applied for a Twitter grant to help them fight antibiotic resistant bacteria

Antibiotic Research UK apply for Twitter Grants for Good

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Below is an open letter to Twitter applying for one of their grants for good   Dear Sir or Madam, How are you today? I would like to apply for a twitter sponsored charity fund appeal. Let me tell you why we are the perfect fit for Twitter’s most honorable donation fund. Antibiotic Research UK is the world’s first …

Obama's office in White House produce a strategy to tackle the problem of Antibiotic resistant Bacteria

President Obama acknowledged the need for innovation to address drug-resistant bacteria – Antibiotic Research UK

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President Obama acknowledged the need for innovation to address drug-resistant bacteria and has delivered a strategy white paper on staving the crisis of antibiotic resistant bacteria. A summary of the paper that is directly relevant to us Antibiotic Research UK ANTRUK is point four. Accelerate Basic and Applied Research and Development for New Antibiotics, Other Therapeutics, and Vaccines. Antibiotics that …

"Medicine will return to the dark ages" warns Cameron UK's Prime Minister in an interview with the BBC regarding Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

UK Prime Minister Cameron – warns medicine “returning to the dark ages” – Antibiotic Research UK

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This is an article that ran on the BBC back in 2nd July 2014, just to highlight the gravitas of the problem.  We are the first charity set up to combat antibiotic resistant infection by developing a new antibiotic by 2020. The world could soon be “cast back into the dark ages of medicine” unless action is taken to tackle the …

Antibiotic Research UK - Research UK fortnightly Iona Joy Head of charities team at head of the charities team at the consultancy New Philanthropy Capital

Ambitious Antibiotic Research UK – comments Iona Joy

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    by Craig Nicholson Tweets by CLANicholson Antibiotic Research UK is aiming to raise £30 million to help it reach its target of getting at least one antimicrobial drug to market by 2019, according to chief executive Colin Garner.   Speaking to Research Fortnight, Garner said that the fundraising target was chosen as it is roughly the amount …

One of the region's leading scientists is warning of an impending health catastrophe worse than the ebola crisis because of the increase in the number of infections which have grown resistant to antibiotics.

ITV news – Scientists warn of Antibiotic superbug catastrophe

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  The overuse of antibiotics is leading to an increase in drug resistant strains of diseases like TB and malaria. But there is a warning now that unless there is urgent action we may see the end of operations like organ transplants, cancer treatments, knee and hip replacements – an ultimately even a grazed knee could prove fatal. Now a …

Yorkshire Post Antibiotic Research UK

Yorkshire Post coverage of Antibiotic Research UK – Thanks Alex Wood (we think)

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We would like to say thanks to the Yorkshire Post who ran our story on the 16th October.  The article does not say who authored it but we think it is Alex Wood so thank you to you too.  Have a read of the article in which we touch on our quest to find a new antibiotic by 2020.  The …

More people die from Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria than on the Roads in the UK

First Radio coverage of a new charity – Antibiotic Research UK

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The news of our new charity was given air time last night as a headline on the 7 pm News from Radio York.  Huge thanks to them for the interview, have a listen below and tell me what you think about the problem of the rise in antibiotic resistant infection.  We believe that all antibiotics will be come in effective …

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World’s first charity formed to combat Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

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Date: 15 October 2014– Bacteria are now making antibiotics ineffective. Surgery as we know it today will become impossible – new hips, knees, organ transplantation and many cancer treatments will become high risk. To tackle this impending medical catastrophe a new national charity ‘Antibiotic Research UK– developing new antibiotics’ Twitter address (acronym ANTRUK) has been formed by a group …

Antibiotic Research UK Developing new antibiotics

When was the last time you took antibiotics?

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Our purpose is to spread awareness around the significant rise in antibiotic resistant infection.  We are going to talk clearly about what that means to people.  Currently Ebola virus is massively in the news and there is a global panic that ensuing in its wake.  The problem with antibiotic resistant infection, which is on the increase, is that it will render …

child patient recovering in hospital

New Charity Launched to tackle Antibiotic Resistant Infections

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October 1 2014 is the official launch of our new charity dedicated to tackling the major problem of antibiotic resistant infections. If we don’t act then infections that can be treated now will become life-threatening in the future. We need you to help us whether you are a lay member of the public, a scientist, clinician or politician. PLEASE HELP …