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Bacteria Responsible for Incurable Bone Infection Hide in Bone Micro-Channels

Bacteria Responsible for Incurable Bone Infection Hide in Bone Micro-Channels

Researchers in the Center for Musculoskeletal Research believe they have found that Staphylococcus aureus can hide in tiny channels within bone, defying several long-held beliefs about the bacteria. The team believes this may contribute to the high reinfection rate in S. aureus bone infections. 

12/19/2016
Breakthrough in Understanding New Class of Antibiotics

Breakthrough in Understanding New Class of Antibiotics

Researchers at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry have uncovered how a new class of antibiotics works. Their findings may lead to development of drugs that could someday be a key weapon in the fight against deadly antibiotic-resistant superbugs.

9/8/2015
Microbiology Professor Awarded Honorary Doctorate from Canadian University

Microbiology Professor Awarded Honorary Doctorate from Canadian University

Barbara Iglewski, longtime Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, received an honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada at their convocation on June 12. Iglewski, nominated for the award by the University’s faculty, has spent her career studying how bacteria cause disease and is an unquestioned leader in the field. She’s also know for being an extraordinary educator, mentor and advocate for women in science. 

6/12/2013