Thanks to the new developments at RMIT, we now look to have an answer to the failing anti-bacterial qualities of Penicillin.
With Big Pharma ignoring the perils associated with resistant bugs like Golden Staph, e-coli and Candida, RMIT PhD candidate Priscila Cardoso has successfully developed a new antimicrobial peptide called Priscilicidin.
Within 10 years we are likely to see topical creams and tablets that will be able to resist the super bugs on the market.
Produced By: Roderick Chambers
Featured In Story: Dr Charlotte Conn – Professor Biophysical Chemistry RMIT
First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 15 February 2023