50 Years

Developing the antibiotics of the future

A pioneering Leeds Beckett academic is working to develop the first new antibiotic drugs in more than 40 years.

Dr John George, a reader in the School of Clinical and Applied Sciences, is undertaking research to develop the antibiotics of the future amid growing concern that bacteria are becoming resistant to common antibiotics at an alarming rate.

 
Published on 22 Jun 2020
Health and wellbeing impact, developing the antibiotics of the future