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Will phage therapy be a mainstream antibacterial tool in future? If so, what are the approaches to make them practical?

Dr. Jean-Paul Pirnay Senior Researcher, Queen Astrid Military Hospital in Brussels Synopsis In an article titled “Phage Therapy in the Year 2035” in Frontiers in Microbiology under Advances in Phage Therapy: Present Challenges and Future Perspectives by Dr. Jean-Paul Pirnay enlightens a hypothesis and theory article on the path forward that is required to makeContinue reading “Will phage therapy be a mainstream antibacterial tool in future? If so, what are the approaches to make them practical?”

The bacteriophage (Mu) protein “Mom” and its role in immune evasion.

A recent study by Dr. Valakunja Nagaraja and their colleagues at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc, Bangalore), India, discovered a novel strategy by a protein called “Mom” from the bacteriophage Mu that’s crucial for the immune evasion from the restriction enzymes. Dr. Shweta Karambelkar, the lead author of the paper, is currently pursuing herContinue reading “The bacteriophage (Mu) protein “Mom” and its role in immune evasion.”

A chronicle of a teenager who underwent phage therapy against Mycobacterium infection

A rejoiced mom reiterates the saga of how she saved her daughter from a superbug infection, Mycobacterium abscessus, and the post-therapeutic life of Isabella. When the antibiotics failed, a forgotten therapy (The Phage Therapy) came to their rescue. Like any other mom, Jo Carnell-Holdaway was desperate to save her child from the suffering that isContinue reading “A chronicle of a teenager who underwent phage therapy against Mycobacterium infection”

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M R Madhav
Research Scholar, 244/203A – HTS lab, Hexagon Building,
Department of Bio-medical Sciences, SBST, Vellore Institute of Technology,
Vellore, Tamilnadu 632014
India

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