Author Archives: Vijaya Iyer, PhD

ContraFect Granted Up to $6.94M to Develop Novel Therapy Against ESKAPE Pathogens

ContraFect will receive up to $6.94 million in funding from CARB-X to support the development of their proprietary therapeutic peptides — amurins — against antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections caused by gram-negative ESKAPE pathogens. The company intends to develop these compounds as potential therapies for pulmonary exacerbations of cystic fibrosis and hospital-acquired…


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How to Ask for and Offer Help

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In times of need, we may not know how to ask for help or offer it to others. Columnist Kate Delany shares helpful tips on how to do it.

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