Wisconsin Institute for Discovery to Host Conference Addressing Antimicrobial Resistance Crisis

The World Health Organization calls antimicrobial resistance “one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today.” As harmful bacteria evolve resistance to the antibiotics we use to treat infections, medical costs climb, hospital stays lengthen, and the death toll from previously-treatable conditions increases. New antibiotics are …

Illuminating Discovery Hub Updates: December 2017

Screenwriters’ Event Jo Handelsman and Kevin Ponto have welcomed Laura Knoll,  Professor of Medical Microbiology and Immunology who studies Toxoplasma, to the team. The team has been in the process of gathering external viewpoints for the conference. On November 10th, Laura flew out to Park City Utah to experience a weekend-long screenwriters …