Compromising Drug Resistance

This article was originally written and submitted as part of a Canada 150 Project, the Innovation Storybook, to crowdsource stories of Canadian innovation with partners across Canada. The content has since been migrated to Ingenium’s Channel, a digital hub featuring curated content related to science, technology and innovation.

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Compromising Drug Resistance

In 2007, an international team of researchers led by Western University’s Miguel Valvano discovered a method for compromising the drug-resistant qualities of B. cenocepacia, a bacteria that can lead to fatal lung infections in people with cystic fibrosis.

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