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ISU to lead national antimicrobial research, education center - VeterinaryPracticeNews.com
Iowa State, University of Iowa Partners [USA] In New Center Focused On Antibiotic Resistance Research
By Amy Mayer • 9 hours ago
“... The Association of Public and Land Grant Universities and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges selected the Iowa State collaboration from among nine proposals. Additional partners include the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and the Mayo Clinic.
Plummer said the center’s focus on collating studies from livestock, human health, pets and the environment will be consistent with the One Health concept, which is a global effort to foster interdisciplinary collaboration in health and medicine.
“We have to acknowledge that antimicrobial resistance is an issue that impacts all of us and because of that we all have to evaluate how we use antibiotics appropriately,” he said.
Iowa State and the University of Nebraska will provide initial funding of nearly $1.6 million over the first three years. Plummer is hopeful additional collaborators will come on board, and the founders intend to seek additional funding from federal and philanthropic sources. ...”