Read more about the collaborative symposium on Antimicrobial Stewardship’s role in health care and infectious disease prevention. It was recently hosted by the Center for D&I at the Institute for Public Health and WashU’s Division of Infectious Diseases.
Larry J. Shapiro Director of the Institute for Public Health, Bill Powderly, MD, and Faculty Scholars, Caline Matter, MD; Jennie Kwon, DO, MSCI; Jason Newland, MD; and Gautum Dantas, PhD, are all interviewed in this Washington Magazine story about the next biggest health challenge after COVID-19.
The Institute for Public Health’s Center for Dissemination and Implementation, the Brown School and the School of Medicine’s Infectious Disease Division at Washington University in St. Louis have collaborated to launch the Infectious Disease Dissemination and Implementation Science (IDDI) Initiative. “The time is right for a collaborative effort in implementation science and a broad swath of […]
Study surveyed bacterial ecosystems in developing countries.
Dr. Dantas and his team study the ecology, evolution and transmission dynamics of microbes and their antibiotic resistance genes across multiple habitats, towards building better predictive models of resistance selection and dissemination. Specifically he has recently focused on soil bacteria and solving the problems of antibiotic resistance. Can you describe what you mean by “soil bacteria,” and some of […]