Cheryl Jones is the Stevenson Chair of Paediatrics and Department Head, University of Melbourne and an infectious diseases physician at Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne. She is an internationally recognised research...View Profile
Professor Peter Collignon is an Infectious Diseases physician and microbiologist at the Canberra Hospital. He is currently Executive Director of ACT Pathology. He is also a Professor at the Australian...View Profile
Doctor Mark Blaskovich is an antibiotic hunter based at the Centre for Superbug Solutions in the Institute for Molecular Bioscience at The University of Queensland. A medicinal chemist with 15...View Profile
Glenn King is a pioneer in the field of venoms-based drug discovery, in particular the development of drugs and environmentally friendly insecticides derived from spider venoms. Professor King’s early work...View Profile
Join the fight against superbugs with cutting-edge science at your defence
Antibiotic drugs have saved millions of lives since the 1940s. However, while disease-causing bacteria have changed, our pharmaceutical weapons have not, raising the threat of deadly armies of superbugs. The medical and scientific community is rallying but will they crack the microbial codes in time?
Award-winning broadcaster Norman Swan leads our panel in an analysis of how science, government and industry must join forces to defend us in the escalating war of resistance.
Image credit: Darren Brown, IMB, The University of Queensland.
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