Funded iResist Projects

Norwegian research groups and researchers members of the iResist Consortium achieved the following grants, in order to develop and identify new antibacterial strategies:

January 2019:

Double Joint Grant assigned from Thrond Mohn Foundation targeting AMR-Research:

1. Professor Jukka Corander (UiO, University of Oslo) will lead a project focused on E. coli, a common cause of infections in the blood and urinary tract that increasingly develops resistance towards antibiotics.

2.Professor Arnfinn Sundsfjord (UiT, The Arctic University of Norway) will led a project that focuses on a specific microbe (Klebsiella pneumoniae) which plays a major role in the global spread of antibiotic resistance in both humans and animals.

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