Title Doctor calls on medical profession to consider using phage therapy to tackle antibiotic resistance Degree of recognition Regional Media name/outlet Monash Lens Media type Web Country/Territory Australia Date 17/01/19 Description Phage therapy – the therapeutic use of viruses that infect and kill bacteria - is proving to be more than just an alternative to antibiotics.
Dr Fernando Gordillo Altamirano
Credit: Ruzeen Patwa
Dr Fernando Gordillo Altamirano, a medical doctor undertaking PhD in science at Monash University has co-authored a compelling case on the benefits of Phage therapy in Clinical Microbiology Reviews, a leading journal in the field of medical microbiology.
URL https://www.monash.edu/science/news/current/doctor-calls-on-medical-profession-to-consider-using-phage-therapy-to-tackle-antibiotic-resistance Persons Jeremy Barr, Fernando Gordillo Altamirano