C12: Towards the Post-antibiotic Era

C12: Towards the Post-antibiotic Era (後抗生素時代)

Antibiotics were regarded as a “magic bullet” when they first appeared in last century. However, due to misuse and abuse over the years, antibiotics are losing their power. Instead we are hearing more about antibiotics resistance and an increasing number of super bugs. In the post-antibiotic era of the 21st century, the United Nations has declared that antimicrobial resistance poses the greatest threat to human health. This lecture will introduce the history of antibiotics, explain the cause of antibiotic resistance, and introduce the latest works in combating antibiotic resistance.


Speaker: Dr. Yun-Wah LAM
Duration: 1 hour
Medium of Language: English or Cantonese

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