Ep 12. Christian Munthe & AMR Ethics; ethical prescriptions; persisters & plasmid transfer in the gut.
Dive in and learn about the roll that ethics and philosophy can have within AMR with Dr. Christian Munthe (currently part of the Centre for Antibiotic Resistance Research -CARe-) in this month's episode of The AMR Studio. With his background in practical philosophy, Dr. Munthe works with translating thoughts into actions when it comes to the various dilemmas that AMR poses regularly. In the news section, we cover a recent study looking into how contextual factors shape distinct ethical challenges in different parts of the world; and an article showing how antibiotic persistence can be linked to plasmid transfer.
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- Dr. Christian Munthe's page.
- Dr. Christian Munthe's Twitter feed. He is very active, check it out!
- Centre for Antibiotic Resistance Research (CARe) website.
- Bioethics journal special issue on AMR.
- The international dimensions of antimicrobial resistance: Contextual factors shape distinct ethical challenges in South Africa, Sri Lanka and the United Kingdom. Article covered in the news.
- Salmonella persisters promote the spread of antibiotic resistance plasmids in the gut. Second article covered in the news.
- Cutting antibiotics isn't enought to tackle drug resistance. Futurity coverge of the persisters article.
- Stuart Levy, Antibiotic Resistance Researcher, Dies. Obituary for Stuart Levy.