Texas Medical Center forms ‘BioBridge’ with United Kingdom

By Christine Hall | September 12, 2018 The Texas Medical Center and the Department for International Trade in the United Kingdom formed a landmark BioBridge agreement Wednesday to provide a gateway for the advancement of life sciences between the two entities in the areas of innovation and research. The BioBridge, which included more than 18 months of preparation […]

Cost of antibiotic-resistant infections in U.S. tops $2B per year

Antibiotic resistance adds more than $1,000 to the cost of treatment for a single patient, according to a new study. Multiply that by the estimated number of antibiotic-resistant infections, and costs run well over $2 billion per year. The study, published Wednesday in Health Affairs and conducted by researchers from Emory University and Saint Louis University, used data […]