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Team Hopes to Cut Years Off Development Time of New Antibiotics
February 11, 2011
Eliminating tens of thousands of manual lab experiments, University of Houston researchers are working toward a method to cut the development time of new antibiotics. A computerized modeling system they're developing will speed up the often decade-long process. Pharmacy professor Vincent Tam and engineering professor Michael Nikolaou are focusing on dosing regimens to reveal which ones are most likely to be effective in combating infection and which are not worth pursuing.
University of Houston
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