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New Method Bridging Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing with Species Identification
While the traditional approach of finding novel drug targets and developing treatments still plays an important role in managing AMR, it is clear that the future of AMR research must draw on new and more varied strategies. According to a new publication from one of our students at UAC, advances in diagnostic methods may be part of the solution.
Uppsala hosted first meeting of Nordic AMR centres
On 1 and 2 September, the Uppsala Antibiotic Center hosted the first meeting of Nordic Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) centres, welcoming seven centres from Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Denmark. The goal of the meeting was to create an alliance against antimicrobial resistance and find cooperation and synergy points across the different Nordic initiatives.
Carl Björvang defends his PhD work
This past 2nd of September, our PhD student Carl Björvang defended his thesis “Cracks in the Ivory Tower: Antibiotics Research and the Changes in Academia 1980-2015”, a historical perspective of AMR research in Sweden.
Alisa Rizvanovic defends her PhD thesis
Our doctoral candidate Alisa Rizvanovic received her degree on June 10th, 2022, following the successful defense of her thesis on the post-transcriptional gene regulation in Salmonella bacteria.
Klara Bertils defends her PhD work
On June 10th, 2022, our ligüist Ph.D. student Klara Bertils was awarded the Ph.D. degree after the defense of her thesis on the social and interactional dimensions of fever and body temperature between patients and health professionals.
Sascha Krakovka defends his PhD work
This past 3rd of June 2022, our Ph.D. student Sascha Krakovka successfully defended his doctoral thesis work on the biology, resistance, and treatment of the parasite Giardia intestinalis.
Gbemisola Allwell-Brown defends her PhD work
On May 19th, our Ph.D. student Gbemisola Allwell-Brown became a doctor after the defense of her thesis on antibiotic use among children in low and middle-income countries, where she studied global trends and contextual determinants of antibiotic prescription in Uganda.
Mona-Lisa Wernroth defends her PhD work
On the 13th of May 2022, Ph.D. student Mona-Lisa Wernroth successfully defended her dissertation on Type l diabetes in childhood and adolescence, environmental exposures, and gut microbiota, marking the end of an 8-year journey.
Bronwen Holloway defends her PhD work
This past 28th of April, our Ph.D. student Bronwen Holloway successfully passed her doctoral dissertation on acute febrile illness, antibiotic use, and the role of diagnostics to aid treatment in India.
New UAC activity report published
Another two years have passed and thanks to the incredible work of the students and faculty at UAC, we continue to be a consistent contributor to the field of AMR. To demonstrate our progress, we have published another biennial report for the 2020-2021 period which outlines the successes and accomplishments of the center and all those involved.
New report on maximum levels of cross-contamination for antimicrobials in non-target feed
A new report on the maximum level of cross-contamination for 24 antimicrobial active substances in non-targeted feed has been published by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), in collaboration with the European Medicines Agency (EMA).
ENABLE-2: continuation of antibiotic development. Expression of Interest OPEN!
PLATINEA 2.0: Innovation to improve antibiotic use
Christer Malmberg defends his PhD work
On the 21st of May 2021, our Ph.D. student Christer Malmberg successfully defended his dissertation on the development of an exciting new rapid diagnostic tool to assess antibiotic susceptibility in blood cultures: the QuickMIC rapid AST system.
The Uppsala Antibiotic Center continues working towards a future with effective antibiotics
After four years of operation, the Uppsala Antibiotic Center (UAC) now begins a second round of projects within their research school, expanding horizons through new research, education and a newly established collaboration with the Swedish Agricultural University (SLU).
New high-speed test shows how antibiotics combine to kill bacteria: CombiANT
Our director and collaborators have now published a very exciting study!
Here you have the press coverage done at UU for this study.
50mSEK to Research on Rapid Diagnostics
The newly created research consortium “Very Fast Antibiotic Resistance Diagnostics” at Uppsala University has been awarded 50 million Swedish crowns within the program Agenda 2030 Research Centers (SSF-ARC). Four Swedish consortia got to share a total of 200 million crowns.
The AMR Studio: UAC's podcast on multidisciplinary AMR research
We launch our newest outreach project, "The AMR Studio", with the occasion of the World Antibiotic Awareness Week.
UAC at Almedalen political week 2018
This year UAC has arranged a seminar to openly talk about antibiotic resistance challengues and solutions with the public.
CLOSED: Associate Senior Lecturer Positions at UAC
Three positions as Associate Senior Lecturer to join UAC.
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UAC featured in Universen magazine
Our center has been featured in the cover and as a main reportage in the university magazine for employees Universen.