Emory Antibiotic Resistance Center team meets with Congressman Tom Price

Price meeting with ARC1

Pictured left to right: Quave, Price, Weiss, and Hughes.

Emory faculty members James Hughes, MD, Cassandra Quave, PhD, and David Weiss, PhD met with Congressman Tom Price  to discuss Emory’s Antibiotic Resistance Center.

“We are grateful for Congressman Price’s time, interest and support as Emory works to address the vexing problem of antibiotic resistance,” said Weiss, who directs the center.

More about the Emory Antibiotic Resistance Center 

The goals of the Emory Antibiotic Resistance Center are:

  • Learn how antibiotic resistance develops
  • Optimize the way antibiotics are used to preserve their power
  • Discover novel therapeutics and vaccines to directly combat antibiotic-resistant pathogens.
  • Solve the crisis of antibiotic resistance requires a multi-faceted approach that crosses traditional boundaries

The next seminar sponsored by the Emory Antibiotic Resistance Center is on Thursday, August 14 entitled “Radical Approaches to Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance” with guest speaker, James Collins, MD. More information.

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