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Centre for Antibiotic Resistance Research, CARe

CARe - Centre for Antibiotic Resistance Research at University of Gothenburg – has a vision is to limit mortality, morbidity and socioeconomic costs related to antibiotic resistance on a global scale through research. CARe offers diverse expertise representing six faculties and a broad network of stakeholders within the health care sector and beyond to generate state-of-the-art science with the intention to support rapid revision of policies and their implementation.



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CARe News

  • Forskare på CARe finansieras av VINNOVA

    [27 Jun 2017] Bakteriers sialinsyrametabolism innehåller möjliga kandidater för utveckling av nya antibakteriella läkemedel är titeln på projektet som VINNOVA finansierar med 5,3 MSEK. Projektledare Rosemarie Friemann från Inst. för kemi och molekylärbiologi gratuleras.

  • CARe i Almedalen 2017

    [22 Jun 2017] Antibiotikaresistens är en av vår tids absolut största samhällsutmaningar. Utvecklingen går dock att påverka. Men då måste både konsumenter, läkemedelstillverkare, lagstiftare och finansiärer samarbeta, förklarar CARe's föreståndare Joakim Larsson, professor i miljöfarmakologi.

  • Med korruption kommer resistenta bakterier

    [16 Jun 2017] Björn Rönnerstrand från CARe skriver om korruption och antibiotika resistens i tidningen Dagens Samhälle

  • Second annual CARe meeting

    [14 Jun 2017] The second annual CARe meeting was held June 12th-13th at Aspenäs Mansion in Lerum not far from Gothenburg. Approximately 60 CARe scientists as well as some members of the CARe Advisory Board¿..

  • Understanding media publics and the antimicrobial resistance crisis

    [9 Jun 2017] Understanding media publics and the antimicrobial resistance crisis - is the title of a paper published by Monika Djerf-Pierre from CARe in collaboration with scientists from UK, South Africa and Australia.

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A global challenge

"This serious threat is no longer a prediction for the future, it is happening right now in every region of the world and has the potential to affect anyone, of any age, in any country"

"Without urgent, coordinated action by many stakeholders, the world is headed for a post-antibiotic era, in which common infections and minor injuries which have been treatable for decades can once again kill"

(World Health Organization 2014 regarding the global challenges with antibiotic resistance)


“It is not difficult to make microbes resistant to penicillin in the laboratory by exposing them to concentrations not sufficient to kill them… There is the danger that the ignorant man may easily underdose himself and by exposing his microbes to non-lethal quantities of the drug make them resistant.”

(Alexander Flemming, Nobel Lecture, December 11, 1945)


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The problem of Antibiotic Resistance

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