BugBitten: A blog for the
parasites and vectors community
Federica is a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Glasgow’s Wellcome Centre for Molecular Parasitology. She mainly works on drug discovery projects aimed at identifying potential novel medicines for some of the most neglected parasitic diseases, in particular trypanosomiasis and leishmaniasis. Federica’s current research focuses on the development of new treatments for animal African trypanosomiasis, a major livestock disease crippling agricultural development in sub-Saharan Africa.
Scotland’s contribution to the fight against antimicrobial resistance. Highlights from the SULSA meeting
Resistance to the antimicrobials we use to control potentially deadly infections caused by bacteria, fungi, viruses and parasites has become a significant threat to global health. Key points still to be addressed by research and policy and potential solutions to fight this threat were recently discussed during a meeting held in Glasgow.
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